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Livingstone Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

£850.00 Approx $1062.5, €1005.92

Code: 10114

Livingstone (David) 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,

FIRST EDITION, black and white folding frontispiece, engraved portrait, 2 folding maps, folding cross section, and 43 black and white illustrations. 8vo, 687 pp. plus 6 ads, contemporary polished calf joints rubbed,  London 1857

This is the account of Livingstone’s first great expedition (1853-56), during which he explored the Zambesi and the Victoria Falls. One of the most important of all 19th century books on African exploration by one of the greatest explorer/missionaries of all time.