LOT 1204
SOLD €660,00

[Raffles] Memoir of the life and public services of sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

particularly in the government of Java, 1811-1816, Bencoolen and its dependancies, 1817-1824; with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and selections from his correspondence. By his widow. A new edition, in two volumes. Londen, James Duncan, 1835 (printed by W. Clowes & Sons), 2 vols., XI, (1), 437, (1); VI, (2), 468 p., steel-engraved portrait, folding aquatint of the Rafflesia Arnoldi, folding facsimile of a letter, 2 (large) folding, on steel-engraved maps of Singapore and the Indian archipelago, contemporary uniform half calfskin, gilt spine with contrasting title shields and gilt stamp of the Legislative Council Library.

Spines and corners of sides with superficial smoke damage (upper hinge vol. 1 vulnerable), on inside sl. foxed. Good copy of the rare second edition (first edition: 1830).

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