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LIVINGSTONE, David.

Rare books, signed first editions and first editions by and about David Livingstone.

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  1. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;
    LIVINGSTONE, David. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

    London : 1857

    First edition, Bradlow's variant 7: the frontispiece and plates facing pages 66 and 225 are wood-engravings by Whymper; the extra leaf after page 8 is absent. Gaston Renard called this variant the third issue, but as many as 11 variants of the first edition are known and a reliable order of precedence has never been established: it is now accepted that... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 119257

  2. 119267
    LIVINGSTONE, David. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

    London : 1857

    First edition, Bradlow's variant 2: the frontispiece and plates facing pages 66 and 225 are all tinted lithographs by T. Picken, and the extra leaf after page 8 is absent. Frank R. Thorold called this the first issue, and Gaston Renard believed it to be the second, but as many as 11 variants of the first edition are known and a reliable order of precedence... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 119267

  3. The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his Death.
    (LIVINGSTONE, David.) WALLER, Horace. The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his Death.

    London : 1874

    First edition of this key text in the formation of the Livingstone legend, "fastidiously edited and a poignant testimony to soul-searching, suffering, forbearance, and tenacity There was a peculiar romance about the lone missionary ever pressing into new country, concerned not to convert but to bear Christian witness by preaching the gospel, giving... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 119269

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