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BURTON, Richard Francis. Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F.R.G.S. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863
2 volumes, 8°(197 x 135mm). Folding map in Vol. I, engraved frontispiece in Vol. II. Original purple cloth gilt, covers triple-ruled in blind, the spine lettering re-set, with the publisher's name on two lines at foot of spines and the author's name following the title.
First edition in fine condition. Burton meant the work to be anonymous but the publishers chose otherwise. Penzer p. 70-71. Casada 70. Not in Spink. (2)
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