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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

US Auction #4 begins on 08 Oct 2020

Calvert (Charles H)

THE HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL AFRICA : It's Topography, Geography, Natural Productions &c &c:

Also the Life, Travels, Adventures and Discoveries of DAVID LIVINGSTONE, L.L.D. And the Explorations of Barth, Speke and Grant, Baker, Schweinfurth, Moffat, Stanley, Cameron and earlier distinguished travellers.

Published: John G. Murdoch, London, [1876?]

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x, 959 pages, chromolithographic frontispiece and added title page, front free end paper working loose and page 959 also working loose from the back hinge, 6 chromolithographic plates, 10 tinted lithographic plates, inner gilt dentelles, contemporary full brown sheepskin or calf rolled to resemble morocco with gilt tooled illustrations on both covers over bevelled boards, all edges gilt, titled gilt with gilt decoration and raised bands on the spine, light foxing on several pages of text, a very good copy.

3 copies listed in A South African Bibliography volume 1 page 365.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: Large 4to (310 x 240 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard via PayGate secure links and Bank transfers, PayPal with a 5% surcharge
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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