First footsteps in east Africa; or, an exploration of Harar. Richard F. Burton.
First footsteps in east Africa; or, an exploration of Harar
First footsteps in east Africa; or, an exploration of Harar

First footsteps in east Africa; or, an exploration of Harar

London: Longman, Brown [et al.], 1856. First edition, 8vo, pp. xl, [2], 648, 24 (ads); 4 hand-colored lithographs, 2 maps; original red cloth lettered in gilt on spine; good and sound. This is the second issue binding; the first was in violet cloth. An account of Burton’s journey to Harrar in Somalia, disguised as an Arab merchant. Penzer, p. 60-63; Casada 35: "Deals with Burton's initial attempt to approach the Nile's sources." Item #30174

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