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LAIRD, Macgregor; R.A.K. Oldfield.

Narrative of an expedition into the interior of Africa,

by the River Niger, in the steam-vessels Quorra and Alburkah, in 1832, 1833, and 1834.

Stock Code
90610
London, Bentley, 1837
£1,250

Laird was the founder on the famous shipbuilders and the Alburkah, built by his yard, was the first iron vessel to make an ocean voyage; the purpose of this expedition was the commercial development of the recent discoveries by the brothers Lander of the River Niger.

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First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., map and 6 engraved plates (spotted), including frontispieces, contemporary straight-grained calf gilt, morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges, a very handsome set.

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