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Author: GROGAN Ewart S., SHARP Arthur H.

Title: From the Cape To Cairo, The First Travels Of Africa From South To North

Price: £380.00

Year: 1900

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett Limited

Summary: xvi 377 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 2 pages adverts, illus by A.D.McCormick, 2 folding maps, ownership name to front paste down and armorial bookplate of "John Henry Fraser Walter to front paste down, some occasional spotting to contents, small 3.5cm x 1cm tide mark to upper inner blank margin of frontis, original mustard yellow cloth with elephant and mosque vignette in black and white and title to upper board, small 1/2 cm chip to spine, edge rear board light rubbing to corners, o/w vg. Cecil Rhodes wrote in the introduction Grogan a youth from Cambridge during his vocation should have succeeded in doing that which the ponderous explorers of the world have failed to accomplish. The shooting adventures are a great feature of the work, all except 1 chapter was written by Grogan. Czech 114

Ref: 20368

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