Sale 625 Lot 36

* GOLBERRY, Silvester Meinrad Xavier (1742-1822). Travels in Africa. Translated by Francis William Blagdon. London: Printed for M. Jones, et al, 1803.

2 volumes, 8vo. With an engraved folding map, folding chart of the Senegal River, folding plan, and 7 engraved views. (Slight marginal chipping to one plate touching imprint, slight spotting or staining primarily to plates, offsetting.) Contemporary half calf gilt (author's name misspelled on spines, slight rubbing one hinge reinforced). Provenance: Old stamp to titles partially effaced; Bibliotek Holzminden (library stamp to titles); unidentified signature and blind stamp to titles.

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, first published in Paris as Fragmens d'un voyage en Afrique... (1802). Gay 2897; Hallett, pp. 323-24.


Estimate $300-400







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