With Striking Color PlatesRichard Burton. First Footsteps in Africa; or, an Exploration of Harbar. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856.
First edition. Octavo. xl, 648 pages. Color plates. Map. Index. Appendices. Appendix IV omitted, as usual.
Three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, double gilt rules on covers, spine elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in six compartments with five raised bands. Top edge gilt. Stamp-signed by Root & Son on the verso of the front free endpaper. Marbled endpapers. Mild foxing. Some moderate dampstaining. Very good.
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