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ADANSON Michel
A Voyage to Senegal, the Island of Goree and the River Gambia
1759. First English edition. Folding map. 8vo. Contemporary calf, joints slightly rubbed,rebacked. xiii, 337pp. London: Pr. for J. Nourse and W. Jonhston[sic], The author, a French Naturalist trained by Jussieu, took the opportunity of going to the French settlement in Senegal in the service of the French East-India Company, in order to study the natural history of those parts, and became one of the earliest to do so. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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