Description

Africa.- Grant (James Augustus) A Walk Across Africa or Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal, first edition, lacking half-title, with folding map with partial hand-colouring in pocket at end (very light spotting and browning), without the publisher's catalogue at end (not found in all copies), with additional map of 'South Africa showing the routes of the Revd. Dr. Livingstone...' bound in (tear to fold), occasional light foxing or soiling, old printed label of Dewsbury Wesleyan Methodist Library on front pastedown, original pictorial cream cloth, gilt, spotted and browned, spine wrinkled, [Czech p.66], 8vo, Edinburgh & London, 1864; Summary of Observations on the Geography, Climate, and Natural History of the Lake Region of Equatorial Africa, made by the Speke and Grant Expedition, 1860-63, extract from Royal Geographical Society periodical, pp.243-342, folding table, modern boards, [c.1864], 8vo (2)

Lot 235

Africa.- Grant (James Augustus) A Walk Across Africa or Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal, 1st ed., orig. cream cloth, Edinburgh & London, 1864 & another, Grant (2)

Estimate: £400 - 600

Description

Africa.- Grant (James Augustus) A Walk Across Africa or Domestic Scenes from My Nile Journal, first edition, lacking half-title, with folding map with partial hand-colouring in pocket at end (very light spotting and browning), without the publisher's catalogue at end (not found in all copies), with additional map of 'South Africa showing the routes of the Revd. Dr. Livingstone...' bound in (tear to fold), occasional light foxing or soiling, old printed label of Dewsbury Wesleyan Methodist Library on front pastedown, original pictorial cream cloth, gilt, spotted and browned, spine wrinkled, [Czech p.66], 8vo, Edinburgh & London, 1864; Summary of Observations on the Geography, Climate, and Natural History of the Lake Region of Equatorial Africa, made by the Speke and Grant Expedition, 1860-63, extract from Royal Geographical Society periodical, pp.243-342, folding table, modern boards, [c.1864], 8vo (2)

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