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First Footsteps in East Africa, 2 Volumes

Author: Burton, Richard
Price: $470.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Tylston and Edwards
Year Published: 1894
Book Condition: Fine
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Memorial Edition. This was Burton's first excursion into East Africa, in which he almost got himself and his party killed. Wonderful, bright plates, as in the first edition except "The Fal" was not included in this edition. Pages xxxiv, 209 and (xii), 276 with index, plus 3 pages of publisher ads of Burton works at the end. Cloth bindings in remarkably nice condition, with bright gilt turbaned man and tent on boards and bright gilt titles on the spines. A beautiful set with no foxing, no stains and no prior owner marks. Protected in clear, mylar dustjackets.
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