Ashantee and the Gold Coast: Being a sketch of the history, social state, and superstitions of the inhabitants of those countries...
BEECHAM John (1841.)
£325.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. Folding map. 8vo. Original light brown blind-stamped cloth; rebacked, old spine laid down. A good copy. xix, 376pp. London, John Mason,
A missionary work that provides important information on the history of the Gold Coast up to the early 19th century.
"The author was assisted in his work by the Rev. T.B. Freeman who had been to Kumasi in 1839... A Fanti vocabulary is given as well as a short grammatical sketch of that language" (Cardinall). Cardinall, 485.
Stock Code: 182763