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Journal of an expedition to explore the course and termination of the Niger, with a narrative of a voyage down that river to its termination.

Lander, Richard, & John Lander.

Published by J. & J. Harper, New York, 1832
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Richard (1804?34) and John (1807?39) Lander were commissioned by the British Colonial Office to complete what had been left undone by the Clapperton expedition to the Niger River. Richard had been one of the survivors of the Clapperton debacle and was a veteran explorer and traveller. The Landers were very successful: They mapped the Niger from its source to where it emptied into the Bight of Benin. First American edition, issued the same year as the London edition. The plates and maps are a mix of wood and steel engravings, stipple engravings, etc., signed variously by American engravers J. Harris, E. Prudhomme, and D. R. Harrison. In series: "Harper's family library," as its volumes XXXV and XXXVI (i.e., 35 & 36). A Harper's stereotype edition. 12mo. 2 vols. I: [8 (ads)] ff., frontis., 384 pp., 2 maps (one fold.). II: 337 pp., frontis., 3 plts. Howego, II, L10; American Imprints 13302. Publisher's tan cloth printed with publishing information on front cover and ads for other volumes in the Harper Family Library series on the back. Ex?social club library: 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, pressure-stamp on title-page, no other markings. Strips of black tape on spines and on to the boards. Top of spines pulled with loss of cloth; joints (outside) cracked but bindings holding nicely. Binding lightly dustsoiled. Folding map torn and repaired. Bookseller Inventory # 28864

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Title: Journal of an expedition to explore the ...

Publisher: J. & J. Harper, New York

Publication Date: 1832

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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