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Adanson A Voyage to Senegal,


Code: 10161

Adanson (M., French Naturalist) A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia, translated from the French with notes by an English Gentleman, who resided some time in that country, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, folding map by Philip Buache, 8vo, contemporary calf(joints weak), London, 1759

Provenance. William Cunningham of Craigens' engraved book-plate pasted onto front end-paper. The author was employed by the French East India Company in Senegal for five years, 1749-53. He describes his travels and experiences and also his studies of natural history of West Africa.