GRAMBERG, Jan Simon Gerardus.
Schetsen van Afrika's Westkust.

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Published
Amsterdam: Weijtingh & Brave, 1861.
References
Not in the ususal bibliographies; Keynes Part 1, Lot 323; Bobins 96.
Plates
9
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5031

FIRST EDITION. Octavo, lithographed title with colour printed vignette, lithographed folding coloured frontispiece and several more folding coloured plates. Original brown cloth gilt blocked and blind stamped to boards and spine. Dutch bookseller label to front pastedown.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Frontispiece. Kleederdragt der Fantijnen.
2. Title page. Ennimer Konig van Oost-Wassa.
3. Kasteel St. George en Fort Coenraadsburg te Elmina.
4. Fort William, Vuurtoren te Cape Coast.
5. Eene Factorij aan de Slavenkust (Golf van Benin).
6. Slangenhuis of Fetiche-Tempel. Te Wijdah, Koningrijk Dahomeij.
7. Plantage "Gramberg" aan de Bossum-Prah Rivier. Eerste Particuliere Onderneming van Cultuur in West Afrika.
8. Fort Batenstein te Boutrij.
9. Amantin, Residentie des Konings van Wassa.