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BERNADOTTE, CARL & EUGEN & OSCAR (Princes of Sweden): - [PACIFIC & MIDDLE EAST] Våra minnen. Stockholm (colophon: Stuttgart) [1886].

. Pp. (iv), 262. With frontispiece (Princes Carl and Eugen in Arab costumes), decorated lithographed title and fifteen full page plates made from photographs protected by tissue guards. Original blue cloth decorated in gilt. Printed privately as a Christmas gift to the Swedish King and Queen, probably in a small edition. Provenance: A gift from H. Bukowski to Gunnar Hazelius, Swedish historian. A beautiful copy.This work titled "Our memories" contains travel accounts by the Swedish Princes from the Middle East and the Pacific, several written during Vanadis' circumnavigation (1883-5). Includes Prince Oscar's narratives of his visits to Kilauea on Hawaii, Manilla and the Himalayas; Prince Carl's accounts of Jerusalem and several places in India; Prince Eugen's accounts of the Druses and his visit to Damaskus; etc. Forbes 3863; Kroepelien 1318; Rolf Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana, 1318.
EUR 400.00 [Appr.: US$ 424.71 | £UK 341.75 | JP¥ 65548] Book number 100815

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