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Livingstone's Travels and Researches in South Africa by  David Liviginstone - First Edition - 1859 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Livingstone's Travels and Researches in South Africa

by Liviginstone, David

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket


Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1859 This first U.S. edition of Livingstone's "Travels" is bound in black cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. Heavy wear at corners; bookplate on front inner board; some foxing within; most inner pages clean. Included is an illustrated historical sketch of explorations in Africa. 442 pages; approx. 6"x8".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.


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