About this item
A very large and detailed account of Livingstone's work published at the zenith of Victorian confidence and optimism. These two big volumes measure 7 x 10 inches are are each over two inches thick. The work first appeared in parts between 1876 and 79. The two volumes are bound in half red leather which is heavily worn. All corners and hinges are scuffed. The front hinge on vol 1 is loose but intact, the back one sound; volume 2, the same. The endpapers are a heavy marbled paper. All edges red. The text is studded with engravings of African scenes and full page colour portraits of various colonial luminaries from the Victorian age. The text narrates in detail Livingstone's African exploits including the relevant letters and documents printed in extenso Each volume has its own index. The texts and the binding of the pages, proper, are very good and still solid. This item is not available for shipping overseas.
- Ritchie, J Ewing
- Used: good
- c. 1880
- Number of pages:
- A Fullarton
- Life and Discoveries of David Liivingstone (pictorial edition)
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