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Number: 596
Continent: Africa
Region: North
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Year of Origin: 1821
Title: Map of a Route Through the Regency of Tripoli Kingdom Fezzan
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Language: English
Publish Origin: London
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Cartographer: George Francis Lyon
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Notes: 1st edition from Book 337 'A narrative of travels in northern Africa, in the years 1818, 19, 20; accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan, and of the course of the Niger. With a chart of the routes, and a variety of coloured plates, illustrative of the costumes of the several natives of Northern Africa'; Lyon joined the British scientific mission headed by Ritchie in Tripoli, taking the place of Captain Fredrick Marryat. Ritchie died in 1819 and Lyon took over command of the expedition.
Last updated: Jun 15, 2010