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    [Niger Expedition]. Papers Relative to the Expedition to the River Niger. London: 1843. First edition. [With:] Copies or Extracts... relating to an Expedition to be sent to the River Niger. London: 1840. First edition.

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    [Niger Expedition]. Papers Relative to the Expedition to the River Niger. London: William Clowes and Sons, 1843. First edition. Folio. iv, 164. Folding map, hand-colored. Original blue paper wrappers, printed in black. Housed in custom beige cloth clamshell, book-backed in dark red leather, spine stamped in blind and gilt with five raised bands. Loss to all but 5.5" of backstrip, exposing gatherings and sewing. Fairly mild edge wear to wrappers, with some soft creasing (including one vertical center fold to front) and very short tears; mild toning toward edges of wrappers. Edges of text block slightly roughened; small spots of ink staining at bottom. Flower stalks and foliage pressed into the gutters between pages 12-13, 22-23, 38-39, 48-49, 100-101, 106-107, 108-109, and 154-155; some pages with remains of previously laid in plant material; offsetting from plants scattered throughout. Clamshell slightly scuffed at bottom; lid somewhat bowed. Very good.

    [Together with:] Niger Expedition. Copies or Extracts of any Correspondence... relating to an Expedition to be sent to the River Niger. London: House of Commons, 1840. First edition. Folio. 6 pages. Unbound. Mild edge wear, most pronounced at bottom of second leaf. Very good.



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