A narrative of Dr. Livingston's discoveries in south-central Africa, from 1849 to 1856.
London, by arrangement from the British Banner, Routledge, 1857
The preface states that 'in giving to the world the first authentic narrative of the important explorations of the Rev. Dr. Livingstone, the publishers have to acknowledge their obligations to the spirited conductors of the British Banner, in whose columns, in detached portions, this remarkable history first appeared. The interest awakened by the return of the Missionary wanderer to his native land, after an absence of fifteen years, is scarcely second to the anxiety manifested to obtain information as to the actual discoveries which have been made.' It claims the map was revised by Livingstone himself (despite the Kalahari being described as the Lahari) and the explorer's name is spelt incorrectly throughout.
First edition. 16mo, 64 pp., wood-engraved folding map by E. Whymper, original red printed pictorial boards, a very good example.
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