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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the Interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast
London: John Murray, 1857. London: John Murray. 1857. [title continues] ...thence across the Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. First edition; second issue. Thick 8vo. x, 688pp (last colophon, no extra leaf at p8), 8pp publisher's adverts (dated 1 November 1857), folding frontis, author's portrait, 22 b&w woodcut plates, 2 folding maps (one in rear pocket), folding section, numerous engraved text illustrations. Original publisher's brown blind-decorated cloth, spine title in gilt, recased neatly retaining the original endpapers, hinges strengthened, extremities a little rubbed, a few light marks. Slight crease in preliminary pages and the author's portrait (and some spotting on the latter), the uncut top- and fore-edges a little darkened, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. .
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