Author:BOWDICH, Thomas Edward (1791


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Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a statistical account of that kingdom, and geographical notices of other parts of the interior of Africa.

By: BOWDICH, Thomas Edward (1791?–1824).

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1819.: 1819

Seller ID: LV1954

4to. [iii]-viii, [2], 512 pp. [a1 blank, not present]. Complete with a full set of plates: 2 engraved maps (1 folding frontispiece map: "Discoveries & Improvements in the Geography of Western Africa"), "Arabic Circular," 7 hand-colored aquatint plates (2 folding), wood-engraved "Ichonographical Sketch of Coomassie" [a street map], 2 music sheets (including the 4 page pl.), appendices; some plate offsetting, occasional foxing and stains, three neatly closed tears (gutter of title, plate facing p.275 (upper margin), p. 511-12). Modern gilt-stamped brown half-calf, five ra... View more info