London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
LIVINGSTONE, David (1813-1873). Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. London: John Murray, 1857. 8°. Engraved portrait and 3 tinted lithographed plates, the frontispiece folding, the other two duplicated, 2 folding engraved maps and folding wood-engraved plan, 20 wood-engraved plates and illustrations in the text, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH TWO TINTED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES WITH CAPTIONS, ONE IN INK, THE OTHER IN PENCIL, IN THE HAND OF DAVID LIVINGTONE (LITHOGRAPHED PLATES MOSTLY RATHER FOXED). GREEN MOROCCO GILT BY HOLLOWAY, GILT EDGES (EXTREMITIES RUBBED). PROVENANCE: JOHN MURRAY, PUBLISHER OF THE PRESENT BOOK (GILT CIRCULAR BOOKPLATE).
FIRST EDITION. Loosely inserted is a printed refund for /P1 10s from the London and North Western Railway made out to Mr D. Livingstone endorsed in Livingstone's hand with the legend 'Please draw the enclosed for me. I am too late. Invitation accepted with thanks David Livingstone'. Abbey: Travel 347.
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