Complete set of 1837 of this resuming of travel in River Niger by Macgregor Laird (1808-1861).
Laird was the founder on the famous shipbuilders and the Alburkah, built by his yard, was the first iron vessel to make an ocean voyage; the purpose of this expedition was the commercial development of the recent discoveries by the brothers Lander of the River Niger. Though he did not go far up the river, he formed an accurate idea of its source and course.
At the end of the volume: List of the mortality on board the Quorra and Alburkah, Appendix such as meteorological register, vocabulary.
Map of travel route and acquatint plates engraved by W. Westatt featuring views
Contents: VII+452, 447. In 8 (8.66 x 5.5 in; 222 x 145 mm) Weight Kg. 1,500. 2 vols.
Condition of contents: Good conditions. Foxings.
Condition of binding: Half leather cover of 19th century. Excellent conditions
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- Binding Condition: Excellent
- Overall Condition: Very good conditions
- Size: 222 x 145 mm