The History of Dahomy, an Inland Kingdom of Africa; Compiled from Authentic Memoirs.

London: For the Author, T. Spilsbury and Son, 1793.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition. With engraved folding map and 6 copper-engraved plates. xxvi, [4], xxxii, 230 pp. 4to. Contemporary half speckled calf and marbled boards, expertly restored, speckled edges. Laid into a green cloth dropbox. Neatly repaired tear at lower plate mark of folding map, minor foxing to plates and scattered through text, a handsome copy. Housed in clamshell case.

Item #314830

Dalzel was Governor at Cape Coast Castle, the notorious slave trading hub on the coast of present day Ghana.