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Smith (William) A New Voyage to Guinea, first edition, engraved frontispiece and 4 plates, a few contemporary ink corrections, 1 plate with short tear at upper edge, just touching a mainly blank part of image, the same plate and 1 other with small section cut out of outer margin, neat tear to text leaf L2, within text, a few minor spots or stains, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, spine ends chipped, scuffed, [Sabin 84560], 8vo, for John Nourse, [1744].

***Scarce. William Smith was surveyor to the Royal African Company. He undertook his voyage in 1726 with the aim of making surveys and drawings of all English settlements in Guinea..

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449D: Smith (William) A New Voyage to Guinea

Estimate £500 - £700Mar 28, 2007
London, UK