OATES, FRANK. 1840-1875.
Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls: A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Interior of South Africa. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881.
8vo. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 6 chromolithographed, and 10 lithographed plates, all but one of which are hand-colored, 4 folding maps, all with some hand-coloring, wood-engravinged illustrations throughout the text. Original olive green cloth stamped in brown and gilt. Faint foxing to preliminary and final leaves, ownership signature to half-title, one map with separation at some folds and foxing, hinges repaired, head and tail of spine and corners rubbed, some spots and stray marks, an excellent copy overall.