Lot 381 of 613:
Mungo Parks Travels in the African Interior 1810  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association in the Years 1795,1796 and 1797

Author:
Park, Mungo

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed by W. Bulmer for the Author and sold by G. and W. Nicol

Date:
1810

Description:

 xx, 551 pp. With 6 engraved plates including portrait frontispiece, of which 3 fold-out, plus fold-out map showing Park's route in color. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5"), period half calf and marbled boards, rebacked with modern calf stamped in gilt, new endpapers. Sixth Edition.

Sixth edition of the volume chronicling Mungo Park's legendary solo expedition into the interior of Africa in search of the source of the Niger River. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and rubbing to binding; ownership rubber stamp to first page of text, verso of map, and one plate, map complete but in two pieces, with some toning and edge wear; very good.


 
Item number:
288789
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