David Livingstone Family Letters.1841–1856

£33.00

David Livingstone’s letters are the most important source of information about his activities,beliefs and opinions.The present collection,drawn chiefly from family archives,covers not only the whole of his career as a missionary in Bechuanaland,but also his first great crossing of the continent from Loanda to Quilimane.Vivid and sometimes extremely outspoken,they contain much detail about his relations with fellow-missionaries,Boers and Native chiefs,and about his own journeys into the interior.A two-volume set of great importance to the historian of Livingstonia history.

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Both in h/b in v/g clean boards,one red and the other blue,for some reason,nice and sharp,in v/g printed d/w somewhat shelf-soiled,now in protective plastic covers.Sizes 9×6 pp vol 1=266,and vol 2=320,inc,index,list of references,page maps,symbols and diagrams in text,list of letters.All hinges strong.Both bindings tight (suggest unread)Some staining to prelims in both volumes.No foxing or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.

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