A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree and the River Gambia.

London: J. Nourse, 1759. Hardcover. Adanson was a celebrated French naturalist- in 1763 he published "Famille des Plantes" and in 1774, submitted a substantial work to the Academy of Sciences on the application of his universal method in 27 manuscript volumes. Very much a first person narrative of his 5 year posting in Senegal. Translated from French. (xiv) 338 pp, folding map frontis. Original full calf, hinges cracked and spine a bit dried out & rubbed o/w good overall. Attractive folding map of Senegal by Buache, 1756. Good +. Item #3260

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