CAMPBELL, John (1766-1840). Travels in south Africa. Undertaken at the request of the Missionary Society. London: printed by T. Rutt for the Author, published by Black & Parry, sold by the Author, at the Missionary Society's rooms [etc.], 1815. 8° (243 x 150mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, 1 folding hand-coloured map, 8 engraved plates, one folding. (Small tears to the folding map, plates spotted.) Original drab paper-covered boards, paper label to spine lettered 'Campbell's Travels in Africa 18s. Boards.', uncut (scuffed, rubbed and soiled, jointes splitting). Provenance: Mr. Roberts (engraved label on front pastedown, original engraved and manuscript invoice from F.C. & J. Rivington dated 20 April 1815, numerous marginal annotations). A FINE UNSOPHISTICATED COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION of Campbell's description of his first journey. Mendelssohn I,p.254.
John CAMPBELL. Travels in south Africa, undertaken at the request of the London Missionary Society; being a narrative of a second journey in the interior of that country. London: T.C. Hansard for the Society, published and sold by Francis Westley, 1822. 2 volumes, 8° (255 x 160mm). Half-titles, 3pp. publisher's advertisements at back of vol.I. 1 hand-coloured engraved folding map, 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Clark after Campbell. (Small tears to folding map.) Original drab paper-covered boards, uncut (rebacked, sections of original spine labels laid down, later endpapers). Provenance: George Harwood (booplates). FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER ISSUE of Campbell's description of his second journey. Abbey Travel I, 328; Gay 3002; Mendelsshon I,p.255; Tooley 127. Together with a second edition of Campbell's description of his first journey (Travels in south Africa London: 1815. 8°. Boards). (4)