A NEW AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE COAST OF GUINEA DIVIDED INTO THE GOLD, THE SLAVE, AND THE IVORY COASTS [ Facsimile ]

By: WILLIAM BOSMAN

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Fawn Buckrum cloth boards with plum laid on title slip with gilt titles,230 x 150 mm approx. 1907 Applied red and gold head and tail bands. [ii] + vi + 293pp + index and original publisher's catalogue. Fold out map frontis + 7 woodcut plates.(being Forts, Animals and Birds) Facsimile of the 1705 edition printed by Ballantyne and Co for Sir Alfred Jones, K.C.M.G. of the merchant shipping line Elder, Dempster & Co of Liverpool with the object of showing the Merchants of the day what was done two hundred years previously. The title continues "containing A Geographical, Political and Natural History of the Kingdoms and Countires: With a Particular Account of the Rife, Progrfs and Prefent Condition of all the European Settlements upon that Coaft; and the Juft Meafures for Improving the feveral Branches of the Guinea Trade illuftrated with feveral Cutts". Near Fine (The book has recently been re cased by us with new mull, back strip, buckrum cloth, boards, head and tail bands and new title slip with a spare loosely laid in at rear. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: A NEW AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE COAST OF GUINEA DIVIDED INTO THE GOLD, THE SLAVE, AND THE IVORY COASTS [ Facsimile ]

Author Name: WILLIAM BOSMAN

Categories: Topography, Maritime, History,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Publisher: LIVERPOOL / LONDON, SIR ALFRED JONES , K.C.M.J./ ELDER DEMPSTER & CO / BALLANTYYNE AND CO LTD: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 122894

Keywords: BRITISH WEST AFRICA, THE GOLD COAST, GUINEA, IVORY BENIN, SLAVE NATURAL HISTORY, POLITICS, FORTIFICATIONS, ELDER DEMPSTER & CO , AFRICAN STEAM SHIP COMPANY, LIVERPOOL, WOOD CUTS, ,