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Lyons McLeod

TRAVELS IN EASTERN AFRICA

TRAVELS IN EASTERN AFRICA

Published: Hurst and Blackett Publishers, London, 1860

Edition: First edition

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2 volumes. First edition 1860. Scarce. 

Contains a detailed and frank account of the slave trade.

Publishers blind-stamped decorative cover.

Gilt title to spine.

Volume I.

viii, 340 pages.

Engraved frontispiece portrait plate.

Title page vignette, 'The Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope'.

Folding lithograph map at rear [42.5 x 32.5 cm].

Volume II.

vi, 347 pages, [1].

16 page publishers catalogue.

Title page vignette, 'Graves of British Officers at Mozambique'.

Chromolithograph frontispiece.

"McLeod was appointed British Consul to Mozambique in 1856

travelling via the Cape and Natal. He gives a detailed account

of his service there and the condition of the country as well as

much information on the slave trade."

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 20 x 13.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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