Fawcett, Percy Harrison; Brian Fawcett, ed
Title Exploration Fawcett - Signed by Brian Fawcett
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition good
Edition First edition
Publisher London Hutchinson & Co. Publishers Ltd. 1953
Seller ID 336
London: Hutchinson & Co. Publishers Ltd., 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Fawcett, Percy Harrison. Exploration Fawcett. London: Hutchinson & Co. Publishers Ltd., 1953, first edition. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 6 ½" by 9 ¼", xv, 312 pp. Green cloth with dulled gilt spine titles. SIGNED on the title page: "With Compliments, Brian Fawcett." Minor corner bumping and wear and some wear to the hinges and head and tail of the spine. There is a partial cup ring on the upper board see photos). The spine is stable with all pages intact. There was a name in pen on the top edge of the front pastedown that was alternately painted with white out and scratched off. Foxing on the fore edge and light foxing on the edges of the first and last few pages. Pages are clean and only faintly, evenly yellowed. Tiny bookseller label on the rear pastedown for C. Thurnam & Sons, Carlisle The jacket has light edge wear and small chips and the tops and bottoms of the spine and flap creases, otherwise has very good color. A famed explorer, Fawcett disappeared along with one of his sons in 1925 while searching to jungles of Brazil for the ancient lost city of Z. Fawcett's other son, Brian, who was lucky enough to skip this trip, assembled this volume from his father's letters, log-books, records and manuscripts. Illustrated with black and white photos as well as illustrations by Brian Fawcett. A scarce signed copy with jacket. Jacket is in removable mylar for protection. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience offering fine books for discriminating readers. Dust jacket present. First Edition.