Travels and Discoveries

Philadelphia: Bradley & C0, 1865. American. Hardcover. in North and Central Africa being the journal of an expedition undertaken under the auspices of HBM's government in the years 849-1855. 538 pp, ill. Barth was a German explorer who went to Africa to try to open up relations with European countries. The work was published simultaneously in Britain and in the US (the UK ed was 5 volumes). Encyclopedia Britanica says "For accuracy, interest, variety and extent of information, Barth's TRAVELS have few rivals among works of its kind. It is a book that will always rank as a standard authority on the regions in question." VG, showing wear at corners, spine tips and with 3/4 inch tear at rear outer gutter. Very Good. Item #3494

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