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BAINES, Thomas. The Victoria Falls of the Zambesi River. Sketched on the spot. Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia, 1969.
Imperial folio. Original near-black cloth, front cover lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind; cloth alittle spoted and with light wear, light spotting to endpapers; internally very good, printed on high-quality paper.
Facsimile reprint of the 1865 original edition, with new biographical and bibliographical information, limited to about 250 copies. Reproductions of the frontispiece, Baines' impressive ten paintings of the Victoria Falls, the Zambesi River and the Gorges, together with descriptive text by the artist.