Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in Africa, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time: With Illustrations of the Geology, Mineralogy, and Zoology. With a Map; Plans of the Routes of Park and of Denham and Clapperton; and Engravings by Branston.

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1830. Small 8vo, original brown cloth, printed paper backstrip label. xvi, 492, 4(ads) pp. Engraved folding map, extra vignette title-page, two sketch maps, six plates with tissue guards, and six text illustrations. Covers rubbed and soiled, upper hinge cracked, some minor interior discoloration; internally a fresh, entirely unopened copy. First Edition of this second volume in the Edinburgh Cabinet Library series. An impressive compendium of just about everything an enlightened student would want to learn about the history and resources of non-Egyptian Africa. (Item Id: 6032)

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