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    A Journey to Musardu, Capital of Western Mandingoes

    Benjamin Anderson. Narrative of a Journey to Musardu, the Capital of the Western Mandingoes. New York: S. W. Green, 1870.

    First edition. Octavo. 118 pages.

    Publisher's rust cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Rubbing and light wear to extremities. General minor soiling. Endpapers worn with splits along hinges and with previous owner's notes. Tape mend to rear endpaper. Bookplate on front pastedown. Pages show minor toning and light, scattered foxing. Two engraved plates. Lacking folding map. Overall, an about very good copy of a seldom offered title. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.


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