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A Three Years' Cruize in the Mozamique Channel,

BARNARD Lieut. F.L. (1848.)

£1250.00  [First Edition]

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for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.First edition. 8vo. Original blind-stamped cloth, spine titled in gilt, slightly rubbed at extremities. xiv, 320pp. London, Richard Bentley,

In addition to the wealth of information on the slave trade and the local peoples, the narrative provides interesting descriptions of Zanzibar, including a reception and subsequently a dinner with the Imaum of Muscat. Barnard also claimed to have "had the honour of hoisting the English flag for the first time" (p77) in Zanzibar during the same visit.

Stock Code: 194801