|Title||The Tour of Africa. Containing a Concise Account of All the Countries in that Quarter of the Globe, Hitherto Visited by Europeans; with the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Selected from the Best Authors, and Arranged by Catherine Hutton.|
|Publisher’s imprint||London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster Row. 1819 [I] - 1821 [II-III].|
|Printer’s colophon||[Vol. 1] Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-Street, London. [Vol. 2] Printed by J. Nichols and Son, 26, Parliament Street, Westminster. [Vol. 3] Printed by J. Nichols and Son, 25, Parliament-Street, Westminster.|
|Format||8o; 3 vols: pp. xi. 458(I), xii. 531(II), viii. 536(III)|
|Sources||Corvey; NSTC 2H39193; P&C CHL|
|Copy inspected||Google NYPL|
1) T.p. epigraph (vols 1-2): [Being fully persuaded that he who is in the constant pursuit of any object, acquires from thence the ability to attain his aim. Denon.]; from Vivant Denon, Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt, trans. Arthur Aikin, 3 vols (London, 1803), 1:24.
2) T.p. epigraph (vol. 3): [Complication is a species of confederacy, which, while it continues united, bids defiance to the most active and vigorous intellect; but of which every member is separately weak, and which may therefore be quickly subdued if it can once be broken. Johnson.]; from Samuel Johnson, The Rambler 137 (Tues., 9 July 1751).
3) Editions: 1819 (vol. 1), 1821 (vol. 2), 1821 (vol. 3).
4) Reviews: Monthly Rev. 90 (Dec. 1819): 442-43 [vol. 1]; Gentleman's Mag. 91 (Jan. 1821): 58 [vols 1-2]; Literary Chronicle, no. 133 (Sat., 1 Dec. 1821): 754-56; cont. no. 134 (Sat., 8 Dec. 1821): 771-74 [vol. 3].
|BTW record no.||BTW1091|