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Africa & The American Flag

by Foote Commander A.h

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1854. map. 390 Pages. 13 x 20cms. lacks 2 pages copies made Page 87 & 88. 6 engravings missing. some pages little creased. original brown cloth with gilt motif, covers worn and spine cover small part missing. Brown staining. Author was in command of the U.S. Brig "Perry" 1850/51 on the coast of Africa as part of the United States squadron for the suppression of the slave trade. Experiences with history of slavery in the region & the conditions. 6 lithographs..
  • Bookseller: G. L. GREEN LTD GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18572
  • Title: Africa & The American Flag
  • Author: Foote Commander A.h
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Date published: 1854
  • Keywords: UNITED STATES; SMUGGLERS/PRIVATEERS/SLAVERY/PIRATES; VICTORIAN/EDWARDIAN SHIPPING
  • Bookseller catalogs: United States; List No. 315;


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