Lot 14

Africa.- Speke (John Hanning)

Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, 2 engraved portraits, one map, printed in red and blue, only, lacking the large folding map, 24 plates, text-illustrations, half-a-dozen text ff. loose, without the advertisements at end, some spotting, name on end-paper ‘John Langley’, contemporary half brown straight-grain morocco, rubbed, spine faded, Edinburgh & London, Blackwood, 1863; Livingstone (David) The Last Journals…in Central Africa, 2 vol., engraved frontispieces, 2 folding colour maps, one large and inserted in pocket, with small tears at folds,19 plates, text-illustrations, 20 pp. advertisements, dated Nov. 1874, at end of vol 2, foxing and marking, original pictorial cloth, gilt, worn and marked, rebacked, J.Murray, 1874; Du Chaillu (Paul B.) Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, folding frontispiece (small tear), folding map, 27 plates, text-illustrations, small bookplate, without the advertisements at end, contemporary half black morocco, spine gilt, little rubbed, J.Murray, 1861, FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo (4)

Estimate: £200-£300