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Conder, Josiah

A Popular Description of Africa: Geographical, Historical, and Topographical in 3 Volumes (1829)

Published: James Duncan, London, c1829

Edition: Not Stated

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Hard cover, brown boards, Volume 1: Fold out map of Africa at the frontis + 374 numbered pages, three plates (complete). Boards have separated from text blocks which are still intact. Volume 2: pp. iv + 348, 6 plates (complete). Rear hinges cracked text blocks intact. Volume 3. pp. v + 323, 2 plates (complete), of Cape Town and Bethelsdorp. Front and rear hinges cracked but text blocks intact. Foxing on end papers but text pages in all 3 volumes are clean. Boards rubbed and faded.
  • Binding Condition: Poor
  • Overall Condition: Fair/Binding copies
  • Size: 9.8x15.3cm
  • Sold By: Richmond Books and Prints
  • Contact Person: John Donaldson
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 081 270 8827
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Electronic Transfer & Paypal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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