Title: Adventures with my Alpen-stock and Carpet-bag...
Publication Date: 1864
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Editionxvi, 120 pages. Signed, mounted albumen print portrait frontispiece, 5.5 x 9cm by Harrison of Leeds. Minor offsetting and very slight foxing on title page. All edges gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Engraved armorial bookplate (William D. Wilkinson) on front paste-down endpaper. 11 x 17 cm. Contemporary full brown morocco gilt. Spine in six gilt ruled and tooled compartments with raised bands. Boards withg elaborate gilt tooled borders featuring the scrolling Greek key pattern. Upper board with title stamped in gilt with double gilt fillet circular border (very slightly rubbed along outer hinges, at the top and bottom of the spine, corners slightly bumped). Subscribers' list in rear suggests limitation of perhaps 300 copies (including C.Wilkinson). First published work of a Yorkshireman who went on to write about his trip to Rome and about his home town, Morley. Scarce. WorldCat locates only five copies worldwide (4 in the UK). Not in Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839-1875. Seller Inventory # 5099