Lot 492: Georg Schweinfurth The Heart of Africa

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Lot 492: Author: Schweinfurth, Georg; Title: The Heart of Africa. Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of Central Africa. From 1868 to 1871; Place Published: London; Publisher: Sampson Low, et al; Date Published: 1873; Description: 2 volumes. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer. xvi, 559; x, 521 pp. Illustrated with 26 plates from woodcuts, including frontispieces; 2 maps (1 folding). (8vo) 21.7x13.6 cm (8¾x5½") original green cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration, renewed endpapers.Important explorations of Ethiopia and the wilds of central Africa by the noted German botanist. Condition: Moderate rubbing to cloth, slight fraying at corners; occasional damp stains at page edges; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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