Liberia. With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf. Two volumes. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1906.
. Large and heavy 4to. Pp. xxviii, 520; xvi, pp. 521-1183. With four large folding maps, 28 full page coloured plates and numerous text illustrations, many made from photographs, including eighteen maps. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt vignettes on upper covers, lightly rubbed. Beautiful end papers with images of yellow-flowered Mussaenda. First edition. A comprehensive account of Liberia with information about its history and exploration, settlements of the Normans on the Kru coast, the founding of Liberia, slave trade, religion, geography, commerce, climate, geology, flora, fauna, birds, reptiles, fish, anthropology, languages, etc. Johnston, British explorer and colonial administrator visited Liberia several times between 1882 and 1906.
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