THE OKAVANGO RIVER: A NARRATIVE OF TRAVEL, EXPLORATION AND ADVENTURES (FIRST EDITION, 1861)
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861
8vo, xxi + 364pp. + 16pp. publisher’s catalogue. Original hardcover binding, with gilt lettering and inlaid gilt illustration to spine. Engraved portrait of author on half title page, frontispiece and 15 plates, collated and complete.
From the collection of N. J. van Warmelo, linguist and former State Ethnologist.
First edition copy of the Swedish explorer and hunter Charles John Andersson’s account of his travels in Southern Africa.