Narrative of an Expedition Tothe Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864

By: Livingstone, David and Charles

Price: $250.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1866. The Scottish missionary David Livinstone (1813-1873) was one of several famous explorers, including Burton, Speke, and Baker, who shared the Victorian obsession with discovering the sources of the Nile. His brother Charles (1821-1873) likewise had his health broken by Africa. This is a Very Good copy of the First American Edition. Red cloth binding with black titling on the spine. Clean text; 2-page illustration of the Great Cataracts of the Zambesi, xxii, 638 pages, fold-out map, and a six-page publisher's catalog of "Books of Travel and Adventure" (including two titles by Sir Richard Burton). Several discreet chops from former-owner and a stamp on the rear paste-down. There is light rubbing to the margins and the spine has darkened. While the lettering is readable, it is a bit obscure. Other than these minor defects, a solid copy of this important book.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.

Title: Narrative of an Expedition Tothe Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864

Author Name: Livingstone, David and Charles

Categories: Explorations,

Edition: First American Edition.

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1866

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 005461