Item #2057 The Cruise of the "Black Prince" Privateer. Commander V. Lovett Cameron.

The Cruise of the "Black Prince" Privateer

Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke and Co., 1886. With black and white frontispiece illustration and spot illustration on title page. 8vo. 7-9/16" x 5-3/8". 314 pp. Decorative pictorial cloth cover stamped in red black and gold. A tight, clean very nice copy with hardly any rubbing. Only a tear and a small hole near the fore-edge of the free front endpaper which also has the previous owner's name in pencil written on the recto side. Also a couple of stains in the margins of pp. 2 and 3. Otherwise a very good to fine copy. Item #2057

Verney Lovett Cameron was an intrepid explorer in Central Africa who was the first European (1875) to cross equatorial Africa from sea to sea. He entered the Royal Navy and was employed for a considerable time in the suppression of the East African Slave trade.

Price: $200.00

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