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Africa.- Baker (Sir Samuel White) The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vol., first edition, 1866 & 6 others, Africa (8)

 

Estimate: £300 - 500

Hammer Price: £800

Full Lot Details

Africa.- Baker (Sir Samuel White) The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, 2 colour maps, one folding, tinted lithographed frontispiece and 11 wood-engraved plates, foxing at beginning and ends, 1866 § Livingstone (David and Charles) Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries, folding wood-engraved frontispiece, plates and illustrations, folding map (tear to inner edge repaired), 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end, ink signature at head of title, 1865 Livingstone (David) Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, later issue, engraved portrait, wood-engraved plates, one folding, 2 folding maps at end, contemporary maroon morocco elaborately blocked in gilt, spine gilt, g.e., 1857 § Pinto (Maj. Serpa) How I Crossed Africa, 2 vol., folding colour map in pocket at end of vol.1, maps, plates and illustrations, some folding, rear hinges weak, 1881, first editions, all but the third original pictorial cloth, most gilt, rubbed, the first two a little damp-stained, some spines faded; and 2 others, Africa, 8vo (8)

Full Lot Details

Africa.- Baker (Sir Samuel White) The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, 2 colour maps, one folding, tinted lithographed frontispiece and 11 wood-engraved plates, foxing at beginning and ends, 1866 § Livingstone (David and Charles) Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries, folding wood-engraved frontispiece, plates and illustrations, folding map (tear to inner edge repaired), 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end, ink signature at head of title, 1865 Livingstone (David) Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, later issue, engraved portrait, wood-engraved plates, one folding, 2 folding maps at end, contemporary maroon morocco elaborately blocked in gilt, spine gilt, g.e., 1857 § Pinto (Maj. Serpa) How I Crossed Africa, 2 vol., folding colour map in pocket at end of vol.1, maps, plates and illustrations, some folding, rear hinges weak, 1881, first editions, all but the third original pictorial cloth, most gilt, rubbed, the first two a little damp-stained, some spines faded; and 2 others, Africa, 8vo (8)