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MOHR, Eduard (1828-1876). Nach den Victoriafällen des Zambesi. Leipzig: Ferdinand Hirt & Sohn, 1875. 2 volumes, 8° (220 x 150mm). Half-titles. Portrait frontispiece, 15 plates (including 4 chromolithographs by S. Schütze of Berlin). (Text browned throughout.) Original purple cloth, upper covers and spines blocked in gilt and blind (corners slightly bumped). FIRST EDITION.
Eduard MOHR. To the Victoria Falls of the Zambesi. Translated from the german of Edward Mohr, by N. D'Anvers. London: William Clowes & Sons for Sampson Low, Marston, Saerle, and Rivington, 1876. 8° (217 x 140mm). Half-title, 42pp. publisher's advertisements at back. Portrait frontispiece, 1 folding two-colour lithographic map with route marked in red, 15 plates (including 4 chromolithographs by S. Schütze of Berlin). Original green cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in gilt and black. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, a fine copy.
Eduard MOHR. Als to Eduard Hallberger, dated Bremen, 20 February 1876, 2pp. with address panel, expressing his willingness to give a lecture on his journey from Port Natal, through the Orange Free State and the Transvaal, north to the Victoria Falls; with a related 1p. manuscript summary of his travels in another hand. (4)
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