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Missionary travels and researches in South - LIVINGSTONE, David - 1857. [1217408]
Murray London 1857 - First edition. 8vo., ix, 687pp., 8 pages ads at end dated November 1st. 1857, folding wood-engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, 2 folding maps, 22 full-page wood-engraved plates, folding plan, illustrations in the text, green half morocco gilt by Bickers, red morocco lettering piece, all edges gilt, small tape repair to map at fold else fine. "Perhaps the most famous of all African exploration books, this recounts Dr. Livingstone's travels through South Africa, with the discovery of Lake Ngami, while accompanied by his wife and William Cotton Oswell. Oswell and the author continued their journey, discovering the Zambesi River, and, eventually, the Victoria Falls." - Czech. Czech p97; Mendelssohn I, 908-910; PMM 341. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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