First American edition of Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries by David and Charles Livingstone, finely bound in full leather.
Thick octavo, xxii, -638pp, 6pp ads. Bound in full brown morocco, new marbled endpapers. Double gilt-ruled border on covers. Title in gilt on black morocco label affixed to spine, five raised bands with gilt ruling. Solid text block, a touch of toning to edges, faint foxing throughout, a near fine example. Complete with 36 illustrations, including frontispiece. Fold-out map at end depicting the rivers and lands through which the expedition traveled in South Eastern Africa. Light toning to map, closed tear where attached to volume. (Hosken 126)