Uncut in the original boards, original printed paper spine label. Minor offsetting from second map. Contemporary owner's declaration on front free endpaper (dated 1820). Head of the spine with a small repair. Slight extremity and joint wear. Paper spine label with a small chip. Cloth clamshell case. With previous owners book plate on inside of the case. A superb copy; tall, clean and uncut.
“The work in which he records the results of his Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819) was received with enthusiasm, and his account of a people hitherto unknown and their ‘warlike barbaric splendour’ excited widespread interest."
Abbey, Travel, 279. Tooley 95.
HBS # 64969 $8,500