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    [Richard F. Burton]. Wanderings in West Africa. London: 1863. First edition.

    More Information: [Richard F. Burton]. Wanderings in West Africa. From Liverpool to Fernando Po. By A F.R.G.S. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. First edition. Two volumes; octavo. viii, [1], [1, blank], 303, [1, blank]; [iv], [1], [1, blank], 295, [1, blank] pages; partially unopened; folding map inserted in first volume, frontispiece in the second. Publisher's dark purple pebbled cloth, state with Burton's name on the spines; spines lettered and ruled in gilt, boards ruled in blind; page edges rough-trimmed; yellow coated endpapers. Backstrips faintly dulled; boards lightly rubbed; spine ends pushed; corners softly bumped and worn. Closed tear (about one and one-half inches) to the left edge of the folding map; some sporadic foxing; bookseller's catalog description affixed to endpapers; bookseller's ticket; portrait of Burton mounted to the verso of the half-title leaf in Volume I. Very good. From a Private collection in St. Charles, IL.

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