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The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century by  G.R. (Ed) Crone - Signed First Edition - 1937 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000090)

The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century

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The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century

by Crone, G.R. (Ed)

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

London: The Hakluyt Society, 1937. xlv, [1], 159pp, [1]. Original blue cloth, title in gilt to spine, blind stamped frame and corner pieces with central ship motif in gilt to covers, in DJ. DJ spine faded (as usual), faded to extremities, rubbed to extremities with minor chipping to corners. Internally quite bright and clean. With a 'compliments of the editor' slip laid in. Two maps and one illustration, as called for. Bridges and Hair, Hakluyt Society, 2/80. With Editors Compliments Slip. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000090
Title
The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century
Author
Crone, G.R. (Ed)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Hakluyt Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1937
Keywords
Noisbn, Travel, Africa, Hakluyt
Size
8vo

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First Edition
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Cloth
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
chipping
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