A Voyage to Africa: including a Narrative of an Embassy to one of the interior Kingdoms, in the year 1820; with Remarks on the Course and Termination of the Niger, and other principal Rivers in that Country.
: Hutton, W.Year
: First editionPublisher
: London; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and BrownCategory
: Africa WestPrice
: € 850.-
Full contemporary calf, skilfully rebacked with a flat spine, gilt-ruled in six compartments with a green, gilt title label in the second compartment, 8vo., pp. x, 488. Illustrated with 2 folding maps and four aquatint plates, coloured by hand.
Some scribbling by pencil on the back of the plates, without any damage. A stamp with the text the "King's Inns Library Dublin" on the reverse side of the title page and at the bottom of the last text page. No further library markings. Some offsetting from the maps to the facing pages
Overall a nice copy with bright colours.
Abbey Travel 280, Gay 2871 bis, Hess & Coger 6404, Prideaux p. 340.
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