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US Auction #2 begins on 28 May 2020

SA Auction #82 begins on 07 May 2020


Life on the Congo

Published: Religious Tract Society, London, (1893)

Edition: 1st ed

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The author was a respected missionary and explorer in Central Africa and in particular on the great river. This is an uncommon short work on the history of exploration, the physical features of the river, the people, and an account of the missions. In original, somewhat age-dulled blind-stamped covers with gilt on front and spine; some fingering in textblock; pp54-55 have an imprint from a plant(?) pressing, name on eps, otherwise good condition. 126 pp plus 2 p ads with engraved frontis, 4 plates, text dwgs and sketch map.
  • Jacket Condition: None
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 185 x 130
  • Sold By: Africana Books
  • Contact Person: Stefan Blank
  • Country: South Africa
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