A Voyage to the River Sierra-Leone, On the Coast of Africa; Containing An Account of the Trade and Productions of the Country, And of The Civil and Religious Customs of the People; In A Series of Letters To A Friend in England
A Voyage to the River Sierra-Leone, On the Coast of Africa; Containing An Account of the Trade and Productions of the Country, And of The Civil and Religious Customs of the People; In A Series of Letters To A Friend in England
A Voyage to the River Sierra-Leone, On the Coast of Africa; Containing An Account of the Trade and Productions of the Country, And of The Civil and Religious Customs of the People; In A Series of Letters To A Friend in England

A Voyage to the River Sierra-Leone, On the Coast of Africa; Containing An Account of the Trade and Productions of the Country, And of The Civil and Religious Customs of the People; In A Series of Letters To A Friend in England

By John Matthews, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy; During His Residency in that Country in the Years 1785, 1786, and 1787. With An Additional Letter on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. Also A Chart of Part of the Coast of Africa, From Cape St. Ann, To the River Rionoonas; With A View of the Island Bananas. London: Printed for B. White and Son, 1788.

First Edition. Leather bound. Octavo. [1], iv, 183 pages. Frontispiece folding view of the Island of Bananas and a folding map Chart of the Coast of Africa opposite page 1. Restored. Marbled calf leather boards with modern brown leather spine and joints. Gilt lines and contemporary leather title label on the spine. Original end sheets preserved with an illustrated bookplate of George Finch on the front paste down. Edge wear to the leather boards and corners. Interior is in very good condition.

Sabin 46888. Good +. Item #16229

Price: $1,600.00

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