London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
BURTON, Sir Richard Francis (1821-90). First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an Exploration of Harar. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. 8° (224 x 142mm). 2 engraved maps and 3 coloured lithographed plates only (of 4, some marginal spotting and occasional soiling). Original red cloth (rebacked with old spine relaid, soiled, labels on endpapers torn away with loss affecting some words of publisher's catalogue). Provenance: Repton School (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, second issue. Penzer p.60.
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