Four Handsome Negresses. The Record of a Voyage.
London:Jonathan Cape,1931. 1st ed. "Four negresses were taken aboard off the Guinea Coast on one of the pioneer voyages of the Portuguese..They were, it is recorded, to be well tended, richly dressed and left ashore at different points of the African coast as emissaries of trade and, presumably of Christian missionary enterprise: women, it was reasonably argued, being less likely than men to be slain by savage tribes." Pp.256,map of Africa, small red stain to rear endpaper. Brown cloth,gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed. G+.
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