The Tales of Peter Parley About Africa. CHILDREN, Peter Parley, Samuel Goodrich Griswold.

The Tales of Peter Parley About Africa

Philadelphia: Charles Desilver, 1859.

Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5 3/4 - 6 3/4" tall. Revised edition. 138 pp, illustrated with engravings and a map. Original blind stamped cloth. Edges rubbed, some loss of cloth at spine ends. Several of the illustrations have been partially colored (probably relatively recently). Includes some first-person tales (shipwreck, robbery by pirates, imprisonment in a Tripoli jail, crossing the desert with General Eaton's expedition), descriptive information (Egypt, Morocco and Algiers, Cape Colony, the Hottentots, wild animals ), and notable historic incidents (exploration of Mungo Park, Captain Riley's Shipwreck, etc).

Item #13098

Price: $45.00

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