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Title:The Book of Talbot
Price:GBP£70.00 (about USD$94.60)
Item ID:B009-4654
Publisher:Faber, London, 1933
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:No
Faber, 1933, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

Coat of arms printed in red to title page; John Talbot Clifton, known as Talbot Clifton, was an English landowner and traveller. He was born the son of Thomas Henry Clifton of Lytham Hall, Lancashire and his wife Madeline Agnew and was educated at Eton College and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He explored Canada, Siberia, Burma, Malaya, Indonesia, Africa and South America, and was known for shooting wild animals and eating them. He once dined on mammoth recovered frozen from the Arctic permafrost. This biography, by his wife who was with him when he fell ill and died during a trip to Timbuktu, tells of his adventures in many lands & of their love for each other. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xii + 439. minor marks to covers. Light wear to spine edges;. newspaper cutting pasted inside front cover (relating to author entering convent). Gilt titles & decoration spine, gilt coat of arms front cover. maroon cloth, illustrated by b/w. frontis. photo. and three further plates plus four b/w. fold-out maps.. Includes notes to rear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4654.
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