Dr. Livingstone's African Exploration 1858 illustrated travel & exploration bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Africa, Dr. Livingstone, Exploration, Illustrated Books).
Livingstone's Travels and Research in South Africa, Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa...
Published 1858, Philadelphia by G.G. Evans.
440 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis. Illustrated throughout with numerous wood engraved plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering with lion head at base, embossed pictorial cover designs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is moderately toned, small scattered spotting and staining, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.