Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and its Islands: Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Madiera, Canary, Biafra and Cape Verd Islands

By Thomas, Chas W.

SKU# 17893

$ 45.00

Pp. 479, (1, ad from publisher); frontispiece line-drawing and a double page map of the coast of West Africa following the table of contents, several other full page line-drawings incorporated into the text.  Publisher’s original brown pebble cloth, spine is lettered in gilt and the front board has blind-stamped border decorations with the orate title lettered in gilt at the top of the front board, original yellow endpapers, 8vo.  The complete subtitle is as follows: Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Madeira, Canary, Biafra and Cape Verd Islands, their Climates, Inhabitants and Productions. Accounts of Places, Peoples, Customs, Trade, Missionary Operations, Etc., Etc. – On that Part of the African Coast Lying Between Tangier, Morocco, and Benguela".  No ownership marks.

Publisher Derby & Jackson
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1860
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description Crack to the front inner joint neatly repaired, some chipping to cloth along the top edge of the spine, the spine cloth is light sunned, there is general edge wear to the cloth, the text, plates and maps are all bright and clean; a tight copy in good condition.
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