xvi + 639 double-columned pp. + 16 pp, catalogue. Blue cloth, black ruled, with cover decoration stamped in black and titiel lettering in blue on gilt background; spine lettering gilt with spine decoration embossed in black; bevelled boards. Multiple engraved portraits on frontispiece; engraved title vignette of Stanley meeting Livingstone; folding map in colour. Ink inscription on frontispiece verso (1879); extremities slightly rubbed with some spotting to spine, and light rubbing to cover gilt; front hinge started under endpapers, but firm, and a couple of interior joins cracked but firm; otherwise a nice clean copy.
Book ID: 18594
The English Explorers. Comprising Details of the More Famous Travels of Mandeville, Bruce, Park and Livingstone. With a Chapter on Arctic Exploration.
London: William F. Nimmo, 1877. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.
|Publisher||William F. Nimmo|