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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

US Auction #4 begins on 08 Oct 2020

David Livingstone

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast; across the continent, down the River Zambesi, to the eastern ocean.

Published: John Murray, London, 1857

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. A richly leather bound volume in near-pristine condition.

Bradlow's Variant No. 2.

First edition of 1857 rebound in full-leather.

Five raised bands, gilt title and gilt lines.

Marbled endpapers. Matching map pocket at rear.

ix, [1], 687 pages + 8 page catalogue.

Frontispiece fold-out colour lithograph of Victoria Falls.

Dr. Livingstone's portrait with plate-guard.

2 full-page coloured lithograph plates 

21 full-page black&white plates + 19 in-text illustrations.

In-text fold-out map. 

1 large fold-out map in pocket at rear.

The story of Dr. David Livingstone, the boy from Blantyre,

who tirelessly spent his life in an effort to stop the African Slave trade.

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 23 x 16 cm.
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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