To the Gold Coast for gold. A personal narrative. Richard F. Burton, Verney Lovett Cameron.
To the Gold Coast for gold. A personal narrative
To the Gold Coast for gold. A personal narrative

To the Gold Coast for gold. A personal narrative

London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. First edition, small 8vo, 2 volumes, pp. xii, [2], 354, [2], 32 (Chatto & Windus ads); vi, 381, [3]; 2 folding maps, chromolithograph frontispiece in vol. II, a few illustrations in the text; original decorative red cloth stamped in red and black; spines soiled and spine extremities chipped; cloth a little soiled; good and sound. Penzer p. 106-7; Casada 65: "The work was an outgrowth of the trip Burton made with Cameron, who was the first European to cross central Africa (1873-75) to explore the Kong Mountains and search for gold in the valley of the Ancobra River ... Burton wrote virtually all of the first volume and much of the second, although Cameron was an accomplished literary hand in his own right..." Item #52639

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