Book/Printed Material Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon.

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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon.
Contributor Names
Moore, Francis, active 1744.
Stibbs, Bartholomew.
Leo, Africanus, approximately 1492-approximately 1550.
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London, Printed by E. Cave for the author, 1738.
Subject Headings
-  Gambia--Description and travel
-  Gambia River
-  Africa, North--Description and travel
Notes
-  ESTC T131766
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  digital files not viewed; td12 2008-11-20
Medium
xi, xiii, 305, 86, [4], 23 p. plates (part fold.) 2 plans, fold. map. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
DT509 .M82
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.650
Library of Congress Control Number
05014443
Online Format
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Description
ESTC T131766 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. digital files not viewed; td12 2008-11-20
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/05014443
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Chicago citation style:

Moore, Francis, Active 1744, Bartholomew Stibbs, Africanus Leo, and Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year , to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon. London, Printed by E. Cave for the author, 1738. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05014443/.

APA citation style:

Moore, F., Stibbs, B., Leo, A. & Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. (1738) Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year , to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon. London, Printed by E. Cave for the author. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05014443/.

MLA citation style:

Moore, Francis, Active 1744, et al. Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben Solomon ... To which is added, Capt. Stibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year , to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper plates. Also extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon. London, Printed by E. Cave for the author, 1738. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05014443/>.