November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
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Lot 210: Africa.- Boteler (Capt. Thomas) Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery to Africa and Arabia, 1st ed., mod. calf, 1835.(18 views)
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Description: Africa.- Boteler (Capt. Thomas) Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery to Africa and Arabia, performed in His Majesty's Ships Leven and Barracouta, from 1821 to 1826, under the command of Capt. F.W.Owen, 2 vol., first edition, lacking half-title in vol.1 (not called for in vol.2), 4 lithographed plates, all a little foxed, some other occasional spotting, modern calf preserving old green roan spine labels, 8vo, 1835. ⁂ Survey of the East and South East African coastline, under the command of Capt. W.F.W.Owen. Boteler was appointed second lieutenant of the Leven under Owen and later first lieutenant of the Barracouta (see also lot 210).