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    David Livingstone. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa... London, 1857.

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    David Livingstone. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa. London: John Murray, 1857.

    First edition. Octavo. Illustrated. Later leather binding with gilt rules on the boards and titles and floral decoration stamped in gilt on the spine. All edges marbled. Minor shelf wear to boards and some light toning to contents, otherwise a near fine copy.

    ix, [1, list of illustrations], 687 pages. Folding, wood-engraved frontispiece of Victoria Falls, engraved portrait of Livingstone by William Holl after Henry Phillips, twenty-one wood-engraved plates, folding printed table with wood-engraved illustration, retaining one of two called for folding lithographed maps by John Arrowsmith with routes colored by hand in red bound in back, and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text (one full-page).



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