Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee. T. Edward Bowdich.

Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee

London: Frank Cass and Co., Ltd, 1966.

Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Third edition, reprinting the 1824 edition with a notes and a new introduction by W.E.F. Ward. 512 pp, with two maps and one folding color plate (one additional map and 4 additional plates omitted from this edition). Red cloth with black spine label. Front hinge a bit wobbly, top edge lightly dust soiled. "The earliest European account of the Asante at the height of their power and splendour; the work is still considered a classic in the field" (Brittanica). Due to size, shipping costs will be more than standard for priority or international orders.

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