Lot 4

Africa.- Denham (Major Dixon) & Clapperton (Hugh Capt.)

Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, FIRST EDITION, engraved portrait frontispieces, 32 engraved plates, and 1 coloured aquatint, 4 maps and plans, 1 large and folding (small tears repaired), 6 text vignettes, some offsetting and slight spotting, modern half calf, marbled boards, black morocco spine label, 4to, J. Murray, 1826.

*** An unsuccessful attempt to determine the source of the Niger, but the first European expedition to reach Lake Tchad.

Estimate: £400-£600