Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1862. First French Edition. Hardcover. Item #26372
719pp. Contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gold decorations and lettering, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. The elegant binding is signed by Ch. de Haas of Paris. Map, foldout map, and thirty-seven woodcut engravings (fifteen of which are full-page). The first hand account of the expedition to the African Great Lakes by the noted British explorer. Light wear to extremities, mild scuffing to covers, some scattered foxing to text. A very good+ copy. In the French language. ; Royal octavo.