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Africa.- Barth (Heinrich) Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa, 5 vol., first English edition, half-titles to vol.1, 4 and 5 as called for, 15 folding maps and 60 tinted lithograph plates, advertisement leaf and 24pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.1 and 4, errata leaf at end of vol.5, occasional foxing, vol.4 lower hinge a little weak, others strong and intact, original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, small nick to head of spine vol. 2,4 and 5, slight cockling to spines of vol.4 and 5, but generally an excellent set, [Abbey, Travel 274], 8vo, 1857-58.

⁂ Unusual to find a set of this important work in first edition throughout and in such good, original condition. Barth's five-year expedition with the British explorer James Richardson covered large parts of North and sub-Saharan Africa.

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Africa.- Barth (Heinrich) Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa, 5 vol., first English edition, half-titles to vol.1, 4 and 5 as called for, 15 folding maps and 60 tinted lithograph plates, advertisement leaf and 24pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.1 and 4, errata leaf at end of vol.5, occasional foxing, vol.4 lower hinge a little weak, others strong and intact, original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, small nick to head of spine vol. 2,4 and 5, slight cockling to spines of vol.4 and 5, but generally an excellent set, [Abbey, Travel 274], 8vo, 1857-58.

⁂ Unusual to find a set of this important work in first edition throughout and in such good, original condition. Barth's five-year expedition with the British explorer James Richardson covered large parts of North and sub-Saharan Africa.