Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains. An exploration. Richard F. Burton.
Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains. An exploration
Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains. An exploration

Abeokuta and the Cameroons Mountains. An exploration

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xvi, 333, [2] ads; v, [1], 306, [2] ads; photographic portrait of the author (from a painting), 4 plates and a map; near fine in original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Penzer, p. 70: "Portraits in his works are rare." Casada 25: "The work had two basic purposes; suggested measures to 'secure our [Britain's] influence upon the seaboard of Yoruba' and descriptions of Burton's explorations in the mountains..." Item #30173

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