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Travels in the Interior of Africa

By: Parks, Mungo

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1893

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010253

Condition: Good to Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Hinges cracked. A native of Scotland, Mungo Parks was employed by Sir Joseph Banks to explore the Niger River. After two years in preparation, during which he learned the Mandingo language, he set out in 1795. During a second trip in 1805 he was killed by natives. 392 pp. Note: Cover shows name as Parks, while title page omits the "s". View more info