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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 and Biblio.co.uk

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

by Crone, G.R. (Ed)

Condition: Very Good/Good


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.
  • 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: London
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: Noisbn, Travel, Africa, Hakluyt
  • Size: 8vo


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