BOWDICH, Thomas Edward.
Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee,
with a statistical account of that kingdom, and geographical notices of other parts of the interior of Africa.
First edition. 4to., x, 512pp., 7 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates (3 of which show 2 subjects); 2 folding, including a panoramic plate of the Yam Custom, 2 maps (one folding), 1 plan, 1 engraved folding plate, 5 pages of engraved music (offsetting to text), title with contemporary ink signature 'J.M.Coad, Gloucester' to head and slightly creased (reinforced at inner edge), contents leaf remargined, light offsetting from plates, bookseller's ticket of J.Needham of Gloucester, contemporary half black calf, spine gilt, rubbed, a very good copy, plates clean and fresh.
Abbey Travel 279; Gay 2861; Tooley 95.