1814 FAMOUS Empire of Morocco Timbuktu Jackson Africa Shipwrecks MAPS Arabs

JACKSON, James Grey

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James Grey Jackson was an early 19th-century British merchant who spent more than a decade living in North Africa and Morocco. It was from his time in this area that he wrote ‘Account of the Empire of Morocco’ – an historical treatise covering the inhabitants of Morocco, Timbuktu, and the Nile River area. Jackson compares the languages spoken by African nations as well as elements of geography throughout Northern Africa.

 

This rare, third edition of Jackson’s ‘Morocco’ includes twelve impressive engravings including:

  • City and landscape views
    • Mogodor (i.e. Essaouira)
  • Maps of West Africa
  • Animals
    • Locusts
    • Egyptian cobra snake, ‘Buskah’
    • Puff adder, ‘Efah’
    • “Gum Ammoniac Fly” – thought to be a gad-fly
    • Chameleon
  • Cacti and desert plants

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1814 FAMOUS Empire of Morocco Timbuktu Jackson Africa Shipwrecks MAPS Arabs

 

James Grey Jackson was an early 19th-century British merchant who spent more than a decade living in North Africa and Morocco. It was from his time in this area that he wrote ‘Account of the Empire of Morocco’ – an historical treatise covering the inhabitants of Morocco, Timbuktu, and the Nile River area. Jackson compares the languages spoken by African nations as well as elements of geography throughout Northern Africa.

 

This rare, third edition of Jackson’s ‘Morocco’ includes twelve impressive engravings including:

  • City and landscape views
    • Mogodor (i.e. Essaouira)
  • Maps of West Africa
  • Animals
    • Locusts
    • Egyptian cobra snake, ‘Buskah’
    • Puff adder, ‘Efah’
    • “Gum Ammoniac Fly” – thought to be a gad-fly
    • Chameleon
  • Cacti and desert plants

 

Item number: #7902

Price: $795

 

JACKSON, James Grey

 

An account of the empire of Marocco : and the districts of Suse and Tafilelt ; compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an account of shipwrecks on the western coast of Africa, and an interesting account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa …

 

London : William Bulmer and Co., 1814.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xvi], 328
    • 12 engraved plates, maps throughout
  • References: Abbey, Travel, 296;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11.5in X 9.5in (29cm x 23.5cm)

 

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7902

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

JACKSON, James Grey

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete