First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an Exploration of Harar.

London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1856. First edition, 8vo, xl, (ii), 648, 24 advertisement pp. 4 fine coloured lithographs and 2 maps, the plates with some mostly marginal soiling, original endpapers with advertisements bound in. Modern red half morocco, black spine label. A famous account of Burton's journey to Harrar in Somalia, disguised as an Arab merchant. Lacking Appendix IV as is common, which due to its discussion of female circumcision was omitted during the print run. Penzer pp. 60-63. Item #21937

Price: £1,500.00

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