Dodd, Mead. 1906 New York, 1st US edn, 1183pp, 28 col. illus by author, 24 botanical drawings, 402 b&w ills from the author's drawings and photographs & 22 maps. Set rebound in 3/4 brown leather with marbled boards and end papers. Four raised hubs, gilt stamping and dentelles. A very nice set, top of spine volume 1 has a small piece of leather missing. Item #007759
A comprehensive account of Liberia with information about its history and exploration, settlements of the Normans on the Kru coast, the founding of Liberia, slave trade, religion, geography, commerce, climate, geology, flora, fauna, birds, reptiles, fish, anthropology, languages, etc. Johnston, British explorer and colonial administrator visited Liberia several times between 1882 and 1906. 1906, 1906. Contents include Ancient History, much on the slave trade, geography, geology, flora, fauna and anthropology.