Brenthurst Series 8/. General Editor, Eric Axelson - Baines on the Zambezi 1858 to 1859. Hardcover with cloth standard binding, being unnumbered from 850 copies. With slightly rubbed dustcover.
In 1858 the fames missionary explorer Dr David Livingstone led an expedition,sponsored by the British Government, to investigate the navigability of the Zambezi River. Artist and storekeeper to the venture was Thomas Baines whose diary of 1858 is published here for the first time together with related correspondence. The text is illustrated with over a hundred of Baines' pencil and water-colour sketches, many of which have not been reproduced before.
Illustrated endpapers,coloured Frontispiece, with 251 pages text,72 plates, maps and line drawings.Odd spot to front edge.Very clean copy.
- Jacket Condition: Very Good
- Binding Condition: Very Good
- Overall Condition: Very Good
- Size: 27 X 27.5cm
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