Title: First Footsteps in East Africa; or, An ...
Publication Date: 1856
Edition: 1st Edition
BURTON, RICHARD F. First Footsteps in East Africa; or, An Exploration of Harar. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. xxxviii, , 648 p. + 24-p. publishers cat. 4 color plates and 2 maps. Bound without the suppressed fourth appendix, as usual. Publisher's red cloth. Neat early restoration of spine ends and repair of front inner hinge, one lead adhered the next in the gutter, slight darkening of the spine and light overall soiling. A very good, tight copy. First edition, second issue binding. Burton's first expedition to explore the interior of the Somali country and particularly the forbidden city of Harar, which no European was thought to have seen. Penzer pp. 60-63. Bookseller Inventory # 14044
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