Thomas Baines, an intrepid Victorian adventurer travelled extensively in South Africa and was selected to accompany David Livingstone in exploring the upper reaches of the Zambezi River. Many of Baines’s paintings and sketches are reproduced in this book, with excerpts from his journals to present a remarkable record of the expanding British Empire in images and words.
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: MINT. First Edition. 184 pages (complete). Landscape format. In fresh and excellent condition. The cover is bright, strong, and FINE . There are some mild marking from handling. The boards are very good+++ . Gilt decoration and titling. Within, the book is pure perfection. As new throughout the pages are vivid, crisp clean and stunning. See OUR OWN photograph of the book for Quality control