Waller, Horace [and David Livingstone]
The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa from 1865 to His Death. Continued by a Narrative of His Last Moments and Sufferings, Obtained from His Faithful servants Chuma and Susi.
Seller ID: 2036C
London: John Murray, 1874. First edition, in two volumes (pp. xvi, 360, adverts; viii, 346, adverts). Octavo (23 cm) in original purple cloth (faded), gilt titles and pictorial decorations; complete with two frontispieces, 19 plates and twenty-four illustrations; two clean, bright maps-- large folding map in rear pocket Vol. 1 (‘A Map of a Portion of Central Africa’), smaller folding map bound in at end Vol. 2 (‘Forest Plateau of Africa’). Previous owner’s signature (‘Livingstone’, but not apparently a direct descendant). Spines somewhat sun-faded but gilt titles and decorations still bright, one hinge starting, head and tail of spines abraded, two 3 cm splits. Large map with a short split at several folds, two age toned panels. Some light, infrequent foxing as shown. Binding is square and tight. About very good.
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