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Mollien, Gaspard Théodore, comte de, 1796–1872

Travels in the interior of Africa, to the sources of the Senegal and Gambia : performed by command of the French Government, in the year 1818 / by G. Mollien ; edited by T.E. Bowdich.

Additional Title(s):

Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, aux sources du Sénégal et de la Gambie. English

London : Printed for Henry Colburn & Co., 1820.
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 378, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill., map ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT356 .M65 1820+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Translation of: Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, aux sources du Sénégal et de la Gambie.
Frontispiece engraving by (James?) Thomson. Map engraved by Sidney Hall. Remaining plates are aquatints and unsigned.
Printed by W. Shackell. Johnson's Court, Fleet Street.
"Examination of the iron forged by the Negroes of Fouta Diallon, in upper Senegal, and of the ores from which they procure it. By M. Berthier ... ": p. [349]-354.
"Observations on the discoveries in Africa anterior to the travels of M. Mollien, on those made by him, and on the map annexed to his narrative. By J.B.B. Eyries": p. 355-368.
"Books of travels, lately published by Henry Colburn & Co. Conduit Street."--P. [380].
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 273
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in full calf; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
Henry Colburn & Co. -- Publisher.
Scientific expeditions.
Senegambia -- Description and travel.
Shackell, W. -- Printer.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1820.
Travel literature.
Publisher's advertisements.
Aquatints -- 1820.
Bowdich, T. Edward (Thomas Edward), 1791-1824.
Berthier, Pierre.
Eyriès, J. B. B. (Jean Baptiste Benoît), 1767-1846.
Thomson, James, 1788-1850, engraver.
Hall, Sidney, engraver.

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