The African Adventure. – Severin, Timothy

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Four hundred years of exploration in the ‘Dangerous Continet’.

Deeds of explorers on the African stage. From Mansa Musa and the legendary Prester John to René Caillié, the baker’s son who found Timbuctoo. The author also traces the period of European patronage for the natural sciences which sent plant hunters like Thunberg, Sparrman and Le Vaillant. Light foxing to front prelims and all edges. Numerous colour and b/w illustrations and 4 maps. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dustjacket: Good-. A 2cm closed tear on the front and rear cover with edge-wear. Foxing on the verso. Binding: Hardcover. Red cloth boards with gild lettering. Insect damage on the top and lower edges. Fraying to the lower spine edge.

Publisher: E P Dutton & Co. Inc
Date Published: 1973
Publication Place: New York
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good+.
Binding: Hardcover. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Insect damage on the top and lower edges. Fraying to the lower spine edge and corners.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good-. A 2cm closed tear on the front and rear cover with edge-wear. Foxing on the verso.
Dimensions: 25.5cm x 19cm x 3cm

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Weight 1300 g