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McLeod (Lyons)

TRAVELS IN EASTERN AFRICA

Edition: First Edition

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With the narrative of a residence in Mozambique

First edition: 2 volumes, 341 + 347 pages + 16 pages publisher’s catalogue, frontispiece portrait in volume 1, chromolithographic frontispiece in volume 2 damaged by water, engraved vignettes on the title pages, folding map at the back of volume 1, water stains throughout volume 11, uncut edges, blind stamped brown cloth boards, titled gilt on the spines, - there is a stain where the volume number should be for vol. 11, corners are slightly bumped, a good set.

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography volume 1 page 961 - 962: The author gives some account of the Cape Colony and of St. Lucia, Zululand, Delagoa Bay, and the Portuguese settlements on the East Coast of Africa, together with a description of Mozambique and some details respecting the slave traffic. A full narrative is given of the seizure of the " Charles et Georges," and of the subsequent attack of the negroes on the British Consulate.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Set
  • Size: 8vo ( 200 x230mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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