LIVINGSTONE, David (1813-1873). - [Thomas MACLEAR and others]. South-central Africa and its explorer, being the report of a meeting held in the Commercial Rooms, Cape Town, November 12, 1856, in honour of the Rev. Dr. Livingston. Reprinted from the "South African Commercial Advertiser and Cape Town Mail," with notes by the Astonomer Royal. Cape Town: printed at G. J. Pike's Machine Printing Office, 1856. Small 8° (204 x 127mm). Modern boards. FIRST EDITION, RARE.
HUBBARD Bros, and others (publishers). Salesman's sample for collecting subscriptions for Livingstone's Africa.... together with... the Herald-Stanley expedition. Philadelphia, Boston [etc.]: Hubbard Bros. and others, [no date but 1872]. 12° (192 x 123mm). 2 wood-engraved portraits, numerous wood-engraved illustrations (some full-page), 1 double-page letterpress 'flyer' on pink-toned paper advertising the work, 24pp. of lined and ruled paper with column headings for subscribers names, residence, title of book and price, samples of spines of bindings mounted on front pastedown (cloth sample) and rear pastedown (morocco sample). Original brown cloth, covers blocked in black and gilt (light damp damage). Provenance: H. Habershon (inscription dated 1873). RARE.
W. CLOWES & Sons (printers). The Farewell Livingstone Festival. London: W. Clowes & Sons, [no date but 1858]. 8° (210 x 125mm). 27pp. with drop-head title. Marbled wrappers. Provenance: Mr. Wright (inscription by Henry Norton Shaw, who attended the festival). First separate issue.
Émile GUIARD. Livingstone poésie couronnée par l'Académie Française. Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1875. 12° (182 x 118mm). Half-title. Contemporary vellum over bevelled boards, covers ruled in red, manscript titling to spine in red and black (slightly soiled). Provenance: Germain Bapst (author's presentation inscription with associated als. from the author loosely inserted). PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR.
And 22 others by and on Livingstone (including J. Ewing RITCHIE. The Pictorial edition. The Life and Discoveries of David Livingstone. London: [no date but ?1876-1879]. 2 volumes, 4°. Contemporary red half morocco; L.D. INGERSOLL [editor]. Explorations in Africa, by Dr. David Livingstone, and others. Chicago & San Francisco, 1872. 8°. Original brown cloth. FIRST EDITION; S.O. BEETON & Ronald SMITH. Livingstone & Stanley. London: 1872. 8°. 20th-century half calf. FIRST EDITION; Josiah TYLER. Livingstone lost and found. Hartford, Conn., Philadelphia [etc.]: 1873. 8°. Old sheep. FIRST EDITION; Charles H. JONES. Livingstone's and Stanley's travels in Africa. New York: ?1881. 8°. Original blue cloth; J.E. CHAMBLISS. New, Authentic, Complete. The Life and Works of David Livingstone. Philadelphia, Boston [etc.]: 1875. 8°. Brown cloth. FIRST EDITION). (26)