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The Lake Regions of Central Africa; A Picture of Exploration
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860., 1860. First Edition. Octavo, two volumes, pp. xvii, 412. pp, vii, 468. Twelve Chromoxylograph plates, twenty two in-text woodcuts, folding map to rear of volume two. Bound in contemporary brown full calf, green and red title square to spine, gilt titles and decoration to spine gilt margin to boards. All edges and endpapers marbled. Bookplate to front pastedowns of both volumes, front inner hinge of volume one and the rear inner hinge of volume two just starting. Some very occasional light spotting through the textblock mostly to the prelims and to the plates and adjacent pages as is to be expected. Delicate professional repair to the top half of the rear outer joint of volume two. Some bumping to the corners, with a small repair to the bottom right corner of the upper board of volume two, some abrasion and rubbing to extremities, particularly to the corners and to the bottom board edges. Some light wear to the boards, with some areas of surface rubbing. Some worming. Stain to top three boxes of the spine to volume one. Very good.
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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