The Young Yagers Hunting South Africa 1859 Mayne Reid juvenile illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Children's Books, South Africa, Lions, Hunting, Colonialism, Boers, 19th Century Books).
The Young Yagers, or A Narrative of Hunting Adventures in Southern Africa, by Captain Mayne Reid. Illustrated by Harvey.
Published 1859, Boston by Ticknor and Fields.
328 pages. Text in English. Contains 10 full page wood engraved illustrations.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial spine, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina, small cloth shipping at spine ends, one signature of text block is slightly "sprung", overall in very nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 5/8" W.