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Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps in East Africa, first edition, second issue, half-title, 2 maps and 4 chromolithograph plates, 24pp. publisher's catalogue at end, without Appendix IV, one gathering working loose, original cloth, covers a little soiled, joints a little rubbed and just starting to tear, spine dulled and with small nick at head and foot, [Penzer pp.60-63], 8vo,1856.

⁂ A very good copy of the second issue (without Appendix IV, on female circumcision) of Burton's first expedition to Somalia and an account of his exploration of the forbidden city of Harar.

Full Lot Details

Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps in East Africa, first edition, second issue, half-title, 2 maps and 4 chromolithograph plates, 24pp. publisher's catalogue at end, without Appendix IV, one gathering working loose, original cloth, covers a little soiled, joints a little rubbed and just starting to tear, spine dulled and with small nick at head and foot, [Penzer pp.60-63], 8vo,1856.

⁂ A very good copy of the second issue (without Appendix IV, on female circumcision) of Burton's first expedition to Somalia and an account of his exploration of the forbidden city of Harar.