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Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps in East Africa, first edition, second issue without Appendix IV, lacking half-title, with 2 engraved maps and 4 chromolithographed plates, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, rubbed, spine worn at foot, worming to upper joint, [Penzer p.60], 8vo, 1856.


⁂ Burton's first expedition to Somalia and an account of his exploration in disguise to the forbidden city of Harar. This is the second issue, without the suppressed Appendix IV on female circumcision.

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Africa.- Burton (Sir Richard Francis) First Footsteps

Estimate £400 - £600Jan 25, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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