The African Wanderers, or the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio, Embracing Descriptions of the Manners and Customers of the Western Tribes and the Natural Productions of the Country. Mrs. R. Lee, formerly Mrs. T. Edward Bowdich.
The African Wanderers, or the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio, Embracing Descriptions of the Manners and Customers of the Western Tribes and the Natural Productions of the Country
The African Wanderers, or the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio, Embracing Descriptions of the Manners and Customers of the Western Tribes and the Natural Productions of the Country

The African Wanderers, or the Adventures of Carlos and Antonio, Embracing Descriptions of the Manners and Customers of the Western Tribes and the Natural Productions of the Country

London: Grand and Griffith, 1847. First Edition. 12mo. Item #027274

373 pages, illustrations. As one of the British women authors who wrote of travel, Van Wyk Smith notes in The Origins of Victorian Images of Africa that she popularized her late husband's work in this fictionalized account since she also addresses the horrors of the slave trade. OCLC records only 9 copies, only two within the US. Bound in 3/4 green morocco over green silk covered boards, raised bands, black morocco spine label gilt, compartments fully gilt decorated, all edges marbled with matching endpapers, a couple of leaves with creased corners, binding rubbed. A very good copy.

Price: $125.00

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