Lot 1408: Mungo Park TRAVELS & RECENT DISCOVERIES IN THE INTERIOR DISTRICTS OF AFRICA 1801 Antique African Exploration Travel Adventure
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Travels and Recent Discoveries in the Interior Districts of Africa, in the Years 1796 & '97
Author: Mungo Park - Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer of West Africa. He was the first Westerner known to have travelled to the central portion of the Niger River, and his account of his travels is still in print
Publisher: Printed by M. McFarlane
City: New York
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 409 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has detached boards. A vertical crack is present down the length of the spine, and the boards are rubbed. The text block is separating between pages 204 and 205. A signature appears on the front flyleaf, and a bookplate on the rear paste-down. The front endpaper and preliminaries are loose, and the frontispiece is shaken. The interior and page edges of this volume display scattered foxing, and the interior is otherwise clean.
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