WHISHAW, John. 9799

£75

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.Whishaw’, sending to “you & Lady Charlotte a Copy of the 2d Edition, lately published, of Mungo Park’s second Mission into Africa”, and discussing his recent visit to Bowood. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, light surface creases only, integral blank leaf (traces of mounting). Lincolns Inn, 3 November 1815. John Whishaw (1764-1840), known (in the title of a memoir) as the “Pope” of Holland House, was the editor of Mungo Park’s Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa.