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Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa, 5 Volumes

Author: Barth, Henry
Price: $3500.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green
Year Published: 1857
Book Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Full-Leather
Title continues, "Being a Journal of an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H.B.M's Government, in the Years 1849-1855". Maps and plates all present, as called for. Pages xxxvi 578: xi 676; xii 635; xiv 641; and xii, 694 with index and errata sheet. Lacking half titles. Bound in full green calf with new leather spines having raised bands, elaborate gilt decorated panels and black title labels. Some minor edgewear. Marbled page edges. Inside, remarkably clean and tight, with no foxing. Plates and maps all very nice. An handsome set of an important Africa travel classic. Abbey travel 274. Gay 207, Hilmy I p 53.
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