Lot 464: David Livingstone, First American Edition.

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Lot 464: Author: Livingstone, David & Charles; Title: Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Harper & Brothers; Date Published: 1866; Description: xxii, 638 + [6] ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings, including folding frontispiece and 12 plates; folding map with hand-colored route. 23.75x14.25 cm (9x5¾"), dark brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First American Edition.Explorations in East Africa, with an eye towards arresting, or at least reporting upon, the slave trade. Condition: Light rubbing, spine ends and corners a bit frayed; some foxing, some wear and creases to edges of map; else very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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