LIVINGSTONE, David. 18914

£1,650

Description

Album Page, inscribed by David Livingstone with a Biblical Quotation (Isaiah 58:6) in a Bechuana dialect, signed and dated beneath. Overall 11 x 9 inches, in good condition. Removed from an album compiled by Leone Levi(1821-1888), statistician. 25 July 1865. A superb presentation album page. David Livingstone (1813-1873), missionary and explorer, left London on 13 August 1865, bound for Bombay and then Zanzibar to resume the exploration of Africa, his final expedition during which he lost contact with the outside world for six years.