Sale 625 Lot 27

* BARTH, Heinrich (1821-1865). Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857-59.

3 volumes, 8vo. With hand-colored folding route map, 58 full-page wood-engraved plates and other text illustrations. Original publisher's cloth. Provenance: San Francisco Museum of Art Library (discreet blindstamp on titles and a few leaves); David Bixler (bookplate).

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. First published in German in 1857-59, and in London the same year (both in 5 volumes). This first American edition was reset and complete in 3 volumes. Scarce.

Estimate $600-800

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