Sale 625 Lot 44

* LANDER, Richard (1804-1834). Records of Captain Clapperton's Last Expedition to Africa… London: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1830.

2 volumes, 12mo (190 x 116 mm). With engraved frontispiece and 6 woodcut illustrations. (Slight offsetting to title vol. I, minor spotting to pre- and post-lims). Contemporary half calf (spines slightly rubbed, cover to vol. II slightly sunned). Provenance: Lord Northwick (armorial bookplates).

FIRST EDITION of Lander's own account of Clapperton's expedition 1825-27, from its start to Clapperton's death and lander's return to England.


Estimate $300-400







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