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Narrative of a Journey in the interior of - Abel, Clarke - 1819. 
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1819 - second edition, quarto overall size 28.5 by 21 cms, text of 420 pages plus 16 preliminary leaves and the errata slip, illustrated with 4 maps (3 folding), 19 plates (including 8 coloured) and numerous text engravings. bound in modern half brown calf with marbled sides. gilt lettering labels in red and taupe. Title page with some foxing and marking, an ink number and two stamps on the reverse, three of the coloured plates in facsimile, all plates, including the facsimiles, with a library stamp, one folding map with a stamp, one botanical plate shaved at the outer edge with slight loss of image, some thumbing and light foxing, mostly marginal, two library stamps on the last index leaf, a few small ink notes in text, generally a well-used copy but complete and clean and in a handsome binding. A rare work here offered at a low price in view of the faults noted. £825.00
[Bookseller: Peter Kennedy]
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