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    Expedition to Darfur

    Cheihk Mohammed Ibn-Omar el Tounsy. Voyage au Darfour. Paris: Chez Benjamin Duprat, 1845.

    First edition in French. Octavo. lxxxviii, 491 pages. Frontispiece. Errata page. Five folding plates at rear, including map. Text in French.

    Half red calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Corners bumped with paper chipping. Spine sunned, leather backstrip somewhat rubbed and scuffed. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

    Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, 52.


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