Travels in Africa, to the Sources of the Senegal and Gambia, in 1818
Author: Mollien, G. Year: 1825 Edition: second Publisher: London; Sir Richard Phillips, and Co. Category: Africa West Price: € 150.-
Modern cloth over marbled paper covered boards, 8vo, pp. ix, (1), 128. Titles in gilt on spine, 1 folding map and 4 engravings.
Closed tear in the inner margin of the large folding map, just affecting the map itself. Some pages unopened. Clean.
Abridged and translated edition of 'Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique aux sources du Sénégal et de la Gambie fait en 1818 par ordre du gouvernement français.' The first complete English edition was published by Henry Colburn in 1820 and the first abridged edition was published that same year by Richard Phillips.
An overall very clean copy. Hess & Coger 7427 (for the Henry Colburn edition).