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,.
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.