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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; thence across the Continent, down the River Zambezi, to the Eastern Ocean.

Stock Code 104153

London: John Murray, 1857

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Livingstone's first major expedition. The book covers the first of Livingstone's three major expeditions "in which he followed the Zambezi, discovering Victoria Falls in the process, as well as the Shire and Ruyuma rivers, ranging from Angola in the west to Mozambique in the east … During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before" (PMM).

First edition. 8vo, Original terracotta sand-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to spine and boards, brown coated endpapers. Folding tinted lithograph frontispiece, frontispiece and 22 other plates, illustrations to the text, 3 folding maps, one of them in pocket at end, neat repairs to extremities, a very good copy.
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