Lake Ngami; Or, explorations and discoveries, during four years' wanderings in the wilds of South Western Africa.

By: ANDERSSON, Charles John

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Good


1st U.S. edition. 8vo, brown cloth, blind stamped with gilt hippopotamus on front and rhinoceros on rear, gilt titles. Xviii, 521 pp + 2 pp catalogue at rear, engraved frontispiece and 51 b/w illustrations. Records two expeditions in southwestern Africa in 1850-54 including Bechuanaland, Nemaqualand and the newly discovered Lake Ngami by Swedish adventurer Charles Andersson. “With numerous illustrations representing sporting adventures, subjects of natural history, devices for destroying wild animals, &c.” ##### Condition: Fair: Ex-lib with author’s name and Dewey number inked in white on spine. Covers otherwise good, with faded spine, bumped corners, wear to spine edges. Interior: Good; residue of library pocket on front pastedown, light toning to page margins, occasional light foxing, not affecting the plates; hinge at center partially cracked. Priced accordingly

Title: Lake Ngami; Or, explorations and discoveries, during four years' wanderings in the wilds of South Western Africa.

Author Name: ANDERSSON, Charles John

Categories: Africa, Exploration, Natural History, Geology, & Geography, Travel & Exploration,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York: 1856

Book Condition: Good

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200425a

Keywords: Exploration, Africa, Discovery, natural history, animalia, travel, animals