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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, conc

Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, conc Stock Photo
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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon . ing the Clay clofe up to the Doors andWindow-Frames. Inftead of Trowels theycut and trimmed the Clay very fmoouh andneat, with Knives made for that purpofe.Porch ^^ ^^^ made a Porch, by the Natives calledmade. ^n Alpainter, of the fame Materials, onlyto prevent the Rains foaking in at the joyn-ing of the Roofs, we laid hollow fplit CiboaTrees for Gutters. The Natives fay, theyhave a right to have an Alpainter or a Porchat every Faflory to be without Doors, wherethey might have Accels and Shelter. The Wallsand Roof being made, we next tied on Linesupon the Rafters inltead of Lathes, uponthis we thatched, not as they do in Englajid^by laying the Straw upon the Houfe, but bytying the Straw in Bundles, about theSize of a Mans Wrift, and about 3 FeetJong, tying them together upon the Groundinto Mates, and then fpread on the Rafters, Row A p JL Aisr o r 1. ^i/7i€ t/Z/iii/fi/r^e a.^r^^J^a/l - 6. t/?/^ Ja^^^^^t^^^... ^ ^/le J^/rAs/7 g^z^/^l f--. JO tm^^ ^/^/i^/creZ//T^</. 12 i/Ti^ ^uiaa^. Inland Tarts of AFRICA. i r^ Row above Row, lapping over like Tyles, 1733-and thefc they tie to the Cane Laths. Hav-ing covered the Houfe, we floored it withChiy, hard rammed-, we fecured the Storeon the Right-hand fide, from Fire andThieves, by fixing a great Number of ftrongT^^tcli-Forkillas, 3 Feet in the Ground, upon thefe^ *^^*we

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