A Voyage To Senegal; or, Historical, Philosophical, and Political Memoirs, Relative To The Discoveries, Establishments, and Commerce of Europeans In The Atlantic Ocean, From Cape Blanco to the River of Sierra Leone. To Which Is Added An Account Of A Journey From Isle St. Louis To Galam. Jean Baptiste Leonard Durand.

A Voyage To Senegal; or, Historical, Philosophical, and Political Memoirs, Relative To The Discoveries, Establishments, and Commerce of Europeans In The Atlantic Ocean, From Cape Blanco to the River of Sierra Leone. To Which Is Added An Account Of A Journey From Isle St. Louis To Galam

London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First English edition. Hardcover. 181 pages, 3 pp. Index. Small 4to, 21 1/2 x 13 cm. Folding map and seven aquatint plates, many with two images per plate. Translated from the French. 18th century account of European activity in West Africa. The English captured Isle St. Louis and Senegal in 1758; the French regaining possession twenty years later. BRUNET Vol. III, p. 903. Intermittent light text foxing, a few plates closely cropped with loss to one of a caption, plates bright and clean. Modern black cloth with black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Near fine. Item #15882

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