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SA Auction #94 begins on 30 Sep 2021

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Classics Of Exploration - Africa, East Africa, etc.. (14 Vol.set)

Published: Time Life, Turnhout, Belgium, 1984/5

Edition: facsimile reprints

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A superb set (14 volumes only, of a 20 volume set) in (mostly) fine condition, with 3 of the 14 volumes still sealed in original plastic. These volumes are facsimile copies of the original editions, including fold-out maps, charts, etc... synthetic leather-bound, all edges gilt. The titles are as follows:

Scrambles Amongst The Alps In The Years 1860-1869 (Edward Whymper, 1871); A Year Amongst The Persians (Edward G.Browne, 1893); Cabool (Sir Alexander Burnes, 1842); South (Sir Ernest Shackleton, 1919); Discoveries In The Ruins Of Nineveh And Babylon (Layard); The North Pole (Peary); Explorations And Adventures In Equatorial Africa (Du Chaillu); In The Forbidden Land (Landor); Travel And Adventure In South-East Africa (Selous, 1893); An Account Of A Voyage To New South Wales (Barrington, 1810); How I Found Livingstone (Henry M.Stanley, 1872); First Footsteps In East Africa (R.F.Burton, 1894, 2 Volumes); and: Journal Of The Discovery Of The Source Of The Nile (J.H.Speke, 1863).

  • Jacket Condition: -
  • Binding Condition: near fine (some still sealed)
  • Overall Condition: excellent
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Preferably EFT's; alternatively PayPal (regret: no credit cards)
  • Trade Associations: SABDA

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