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ALEXANDER James Edward
Excursions in Western Africa and Narrative of a campaign in Kaffirland
1840. Second edition Frontispiece & 19 plates, maps with engraved illustrations & woodcuts in the text. 8vo. Contemporary half calf joints a bit tender, ducal half calf with crests and coronet on the upper covers. xxiii, 428, xii, 352pp London, Colburn The first edition came out under the title: ?Narrative of a voyage of Observation.?About three quarters of the work refers to the Kafir campain with the remainder dedicated to the West Coast of Africa. This copy belonged to the Eighth Duke of Roxburghe and bears his crests and ducal coronet in gilt on the upper cover of both volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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