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    David Livingstone. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. New York: 1858. First U.S. edition.

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    David Livingstone. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1858.

    First U.S. edition. Octavo. xxiv, 732, [4, advertisement] pages. Numerous plates and in-text illustrations. Fold out map of author's route across Africa bound at back before advertisements. Original publisher's full blind stamped cloth with gilt titles on spine. Book label of Richard Manney on front pastedown.

    Binding lightly rubbed and soiled, corners bumped, spine color faded. Small chip at head of spine. Endpapers discolored. Small pencil bookseller's notes on endpapers, contemporary ink gift inscription on preliminary.  Frontispiece portrait with image offset on title page. Minor edge wear (more towards the back of the book) with small tears, creases and corner bends, few light stains or minor spots of soiling. Very good. From the collection of Donald Carter.



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