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Life, Scenery, and Customs in Sierra Leone and the Gambia

Author: Poole, Thomas Eyre
Year: 1850
Edition: First edition
Publisher: London, Richard Bentley
Category: Africa West
Price: € 1,900.-

 
 
Two volumes, original cloth, 8vo.

Vol. 1: pp. xii, 321.
Vol. 2: pp. xi, (1), 287.

Some occasional very moderate foxing to the frontispieces but further overall a clean copy throughout.

Original publisher's blue cloth with a binder’s label on the inner backcover with the text:

Bound by
Josiah Westley
adjoining the Time’s office
London

The covers elaborately blindstamped as usual with mid 19th century publisher's bindings and the spines lavishly gilt. The gilt still very fresh and bright.
Half-title to volume 2. Tinted lithographs as frontispieces; one a fine topographical plate of a mission post with a church, the other a splendid view of Freetown.

Hess & Coger 7613.


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