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Excursions in Western Africa and Narrative of a campaign in Kaffirland.

ALEXANDER James Edward (1840)

£1200.00 

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Second edition   Frontispiece  & 19 plates, maps with engraved illustrations & woodcuts in the text.  8vo.  Contemporary half calf  joints a bit tender, ducal half calf with crests and coronet on the upper covers. xxiii, 428, xii, 352pp London, Colburn

 

The first edition  came out under the title:  "Narrative of a voyage of Observation..."About three quarters of the work refers to the Kafir campain with the remainder dedicated to the West Coast of Africa.. This copy belonged to the Eighth Duke of Roxburghe and bears his crests and ducal coronet in gilt on the upper cover of both volumes.

Stock Code: 226271