Travels into the inland parts of Africa:. containing a description of the several nations for the space of Six Hundred Miles up the River Gambia; their Trade, Habits, Customs, Language, Manners, Religion and Government; the Power, Disposition and Characters of some Negro Princes; with a particular Account of Job Ben Solomon, a Pholey, who was in England in the Year 1733, and known by the Name of the African. To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the Year 1723, to make Discoveries; with an accurate map of that River taken on the Spot: And many other Copper Plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's Geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger-Nile, or Gambia, and Observations thereon. By Francis Moore, Factor several Years to the Royal African Company of England.
Place of origin
Felbrigg, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
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xi,xiii,305,,86;,23,p.,plates :. map ;. 8vo. Small scrap of paper laid in as bookmark at p.47 (second series). Binding: eighteenth-century full calf, sewn onto five raised bands; double gold fillets on boards; remnant of small lozenge-shaped paper label at head of spine (former pressmark, now illegible).
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