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The English Explorers, Robert Cochrane, 1882


The English Explorers, Comprising Details of the More Famous Travels by Mandeville, Bruce, Park and Livingstone, with Chapter on Arctic Explorations, edited by Robert Cochrane. Maps and Portraits.

Published by William P. Nimmo & Co., 1882. Covers rubbed and bumped with wear to board top and bottom.

A good copy. Three quarters red leather with marbled boards and gilt decoration and label to spine. Marbled text block edges. Top rear spine edge splitting by c. 5cm. Marbled endpapers. Text block split at joint after first blank, but still bound. Text pages are in near fine condition. Very clean.

xvi + fold-out map of Africa + 639pp.

Dimensions: Approximately 192mm x 135mm x 40mm.