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Africa,Containing a Description of the Manners,Customs,[1821]…Edited by Frederic Shoberl

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18882 SHOBERL ,Frederic ,[Editor]:
AFRICA ,Containing a Description of the Manners,Customs,With Some Historical Particulars of The Moors of Zahara and the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia.
The World in Miniature Series.
Printed for R.Ackermann,London,[1821].

12mo. Four Volumes. pp.xviii + 180, pp.ii+ 170, pp.ii+ 168, pp.ii+184. 2 folding maps and 45 hand coloured engravings[some folding].Bound in half dark blue calf , raised bands ,maroon leather labels, tooled in gold.Dark blue cloth boards.Binding signed by Riviere.A couple of the plates have a tiny mark but on the whole are beautifully clean and fresh.Very Good.

A most attractive set .Abbey Travel.No.6.p.5. Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:515.p.411.
Bookplates in each volume are Rodman Wanamakers. The Philadelphia and New York merchant store owner, philanthropist and patron of the arts. “The Proper Study of Mankind is Man” Pope.

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