1 volume. First edition.
Publishers stippled boards with gilt title on spine.
[xx], 608 pages + frontispiece.
21 illustrations on 16 plates.
2 coloured maps [1 fold-out].
The frontispiece listed and the plate
on page 460 are switched.
A record of Baker's preliminary journey, in the course of
which he mastered Arabic and acquired the use of
astronomical instruments. The value of the observations
proving the Nile sediment to be due to the Abyssinian
tributaries was publicly recognized by Sir Roderick Murchison.
Recorded shipping weight 2000g.
Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.
- Binding Condition: very good
- Overall Condition: very good
- Size: 23 x 16 cm