Lot 49: DENHAM & CLAPPERTON. NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS [-SECOND EXPEDITION], 1826 AND 1829. (2 VOL.)

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Description: Denham, Dixon and Hugh Clapperton. Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton, and the late Doctor Oudney. London: John Murray, 1826, 4to (291 x 222mm.), large folding engraved map, 37 engraved plates (1 coloured), list of plates at end, uncut, [Hilmy p.172], folding map backed on linen, minor spotting and wear to edges of leaves
Clapperton, Hugh. Journal of a Second Expedition into the interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo. London: John Murray, 1829, 4to (272 x 205mm.), half-title, engraved portrait, plan and folding map,  folding map backed on linen, slight spotting

FIRST EDITIONS, uniform modern tan mottled calf gilt

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