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    Two Titles on Senegal and Niger, including: Maurice Delafosse. Haut-Sénégal-Niger. Paris: Émile Larose, 1912. Three volumes. [and:] Procès-Verbaux et Rapport. Bound with other reports issued in 1842-1851. All four volumes in French; all very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.


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    This lot contains: Maurice Delafosse. Haut-Sénégal-Niger (Soudan Français) [...] Le Pays, les Peuples, les Langues, l'Histoire, les Civlisations. Paris: Émile Larose, 1912. Three octavo volumes. Many photographs. Quarter polished morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Scuffing and bumping to the boards and binding with some loss to the paper of the boards. Hinges cracked. Some plates loose. [and:] Procès-Verbaux et Rapport de la Commission Chargée D'Examiner les Questions Relatives a la Traite des Gommes au Sénégal. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1842. [bound with:] Commission des Comptoirs et du Commerce des Côtes D'Afrique. Commerce du Sénégal. Exposé Présenté par le Directeur des Colonies (Décembre 1850). [and:] Commission Des Comptoirs et du Commerce des Côtes D'Afrique. Rapports. [1851]. Quarter calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Front hinge and joint broken, cords holding. Binding and boards bumped and rubbed. backstrip starting.

    All books in French; all with bookplates. All very good.



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