First American Edition of The Lake Regions of Central Africa by Richard F. Burton.
Octavo, xvi, -572pp, 4pp ads. Original brown cloth boards, new brown morocco spine with five raised bands and title in gilt. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, publisher’s original brown endpapers. Some loss of cloth to front and rear covers, wear to corners and edges, spine is fine. Small dampstain along bottom edge of rear leaves, not affecting text. Complete with 35 illustrations and a fold-out map.