David Livingstone, vertaald door Mme. H.. Loreau. - Explorations dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique Australe - 1877

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David Livingstone, vertaald door Mme. H.. Loreau. - Explorations dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique Australe - 1877
Cartography, Colonial history, Geology, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

Explorations dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique Australe et voyages à travers le continent de Saint-Paul de Loanda à l'embouchure du Zambèse de 1840 a 1856. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais par Mme. H. Loreau. with wood engraved portrait-frontispiece, 24 wood-engraved plates of J.W. Whymper et al., one foldable, one foldable geological section and 2 foldable steel engraved maps of Erhard with routes that are hand-coloured, several wood-engraved illustrations in the text; First translation into French by Livingstone's Missionary Travels and Researches in Southern Africa (1857), in which he describes his early years in the region and the first of his three major expeditions across the continent:

'Livingstone's services to African geography over thirty years have been almost unparalleled; it covered about a third of the continent from the Cape to the Equator and from the Atlantic ocean to the Indian Ocean. He made three major expeditions; in 1853-6 (described in this book), 1858-64 and 1865-1873, of which the first and the third are the most important.

Condition: half leather binding, marbled covers, paper lightly browned and spotted according to age. The two loose cards have been repaired with acid-free tape. The spine shows signs of wear. See photos.

Sought-after copy.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cartography, Colonial history, Geology, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
David Livingstone, vertaald door Mme. H.. Loreau.
Book Title
Explorations dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique Australe
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1877
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
French
Original language
No
Publisher
Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie.
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
688
Dimensions
25×16 cm
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