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Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps in East Africa, first edition, second issue without Appendix IV, lacking half-title, with 2 engraved maps and 4 chromolithographed plates, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, rubbed, spine worn at foot, worming to upper joint, [Penzer p.60], 8vo, 1856.

⁂ Burton's first expedition to Somalia and an account of his exploration in disguise to the forbidden city of Harar. This is the second issue, without the suppressed Appendix IV on female circumcision.

Full Lot Details

Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps in East Africa, first edition, second issue without Appendix IV, lacking half-title, with 2 engraved maps and 4 chromolithographed plates, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, rubbed, spine worn at foot, worming to upper joint, [Penzer p.60], 8vo, 1856.

⁂ Burton's first expedition to Somalia and an account of his exploration in disguise to the forbidden city of Harar. This is the second issue, without the suppressed Appendix IV on female circumcision.