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Title: Missions to the Niger / the Journal of Friedrich Horneman’S Travels from Cairo to Murzuk in the Years 1797-98 / the Letters of Major Alexander Gordon Laing, 1824-26 / the Bornu Mission 1822-25 / Parts I-III (Four Volumes)
Description: Cambridge, Printed for the Hakluyt Society at the Cambridge University Press, 1964-1966. Hardcover. pp. xii, 406; xiv, 306; xii, 309-595; x, 599-798. Bound in sky-blue cloth with lettering and decoration in gilt and blind. Maps and illustrations present as called-for. Light shelfwear, minor spotting/scuffing to volume I, slight bump to rear board on volumes II and IV. Bookplate to ffeps, with ribbon page markers of various colours and materials taped to rfeps, contents unmarked, binding sound; very good in good, slightly worn, spotted and sunned dustjackets, showing short, closed tears along edges. Works issued by The Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Part 2, Nos. 123, 128-130. "With Laing’s letters are included his ‘Cursory remarks on the course and termination of the great river Niger’, his ‘Notes on Gadamis’, his only surviving letter to his wife, and the newspaper report of his death..the Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824 by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney (2nd edition, 1826)..Includes previously unpublished documents relating to the mission. Each volume contains a glossary of Arabic terms.


Price: CAD 71.40 = appr. US$ 49.36 Seller: Bison Books
- Book number: 069007

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