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Author: BAKER Samuel White

Title: The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin Of The Nile And Exploration Of The Nile

Price: £520.00

Year: 1866

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: Macmillan and Co

Summary: 2 Vols, xxx 395, ix (i) 384 pages, 12 full page engraved plates including coloured frontis to Vol.I also numerous text illus, large coloured folding map of the route and the general single map to Vol I small closed tear to the folding map, the maps are also called for in Vol. II, corrected in later editions, there is also a plate page 351 Vol I not called for in the plate list. Some light spotting to frontis pieces of both volumes also to the folding map, there is 5cm closed tear to the map, armorial bookplate to front paste down of both volumes. A partly unopened copy bound in the publishers green cloth, gilt lake vignette to upper board of each volume within gilt framed boards. A vg copy of an important work describing the author's discovery of Nile and the Albert N'Yanza and the source of the White Nile, includes much on big game hunting including buffalo and elephant. Baker describes a muzzle loading rifle which fires a 1/2 pound shell. Czech 15

Ref: 20577

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