LIVINGSTONE, David (1813-1873). Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coats; thence across the continent, down the river Zambesi, to the eastern ocean. London: W. Clowes & Sons for John Murray, 1857. 8° (220 x 140mm). 8pp. publisher's advertisements at back, dated 1 November 1857. Title with wood-engraved vignette, folding wood-engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait of the author, 22 wood-engraved plates, folding wood-engraved and letterpress plate of a geological section, 2 folding maps with routes marked by hand in red, one in pocket at end, 20 wood-engraved illustrations. (Small tears to folding map in pocket at end.) Original brown morocco-grained cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine blocked in blind and lettered in gilt (spine very slightly faded). Provenance: Mrs Murray (inscription on dedication page 'Mrs. Murray Lowville 30th. November 1857'); friend David Livingstone London 2nd. Novr. 1857'); Andrew Taylor Emerson (armorial bookplate). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Cf. Abbey Travel I, 347 (second issue); Lloyd & Lashbrook 1a; Mendelssohn I,p.908.
David LIVINGSTONE. Narrative of an expedition to the Zambesi and its tributaries; and of the discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa. 1858-1864. London: W. Clowes & Sons for John Murray, 1865. 8° (220 x 140mm). 32pp. publisher's advertisements at end dated January 1865. Title with wood-engraved vignette, folding wood-engraved frontispiece and 12 plates, 5 after Thomas Baines, folding map with route marked in red, 22 wood-engraved illustrations. (short tear to map.) Original purple cloth, blocked in gilt and blind (spine faded and slightly soiled, with small tears to head and foot). FIRST EDITION. Lloyd & Lashbrook 2a; Mendelssohn I,p.915.
And 11 others by or on Livingstone (including The Last Journals of David Livingstone in central Africa. New York: 1875. 8°. Original blue cloth. First U.S. edition; The Last Journals of David Livingstone in central Africa. New York: 1875. 8°. Original brown cloth. 'Complete, Cheap, and Popular Edition'; Livingstones tredie og sidste reise i Syd-Afrika. Copenhagen: 1878. 8°. Half calf. First edition in Danish; Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its tributaries. New York: 1866. 8°. Original purple cloth. First U.S. edition; Missionary Travels and Researches in south Africa. London: 1857. 8°. Contemporary half calf. First edition, second issue; Missionary Travels and Researches in south Africa. New York: 1858. 8°. Green cloth, First U.S. edition; Livingstone's reise i Syd-Afrika. Copenhagen: 1858-1859. 2 volumes, 8°. Contemporary half morocco. First edition in Danish; Livingstone's Travels and Researches in south Africa. Philadelphia: 1859. 12°. Brown cloth; Bulletin of the American Geographical and Statistical Society. New York: August 1852. Vol.I, no.1 only, 8°. Wrappers. Includes pp.47-60 'Discoveries in South Africa' which is largely made up of 'a letter from Rev.David Livingston [sic.]'; Jose LACERDA. Exame das Viagens do Doutor Livingstone. Lisbon: 1867. 8°. Wrappers, boxed. First edition). (13)