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Baker, Sir Samuel, FRGS

Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia and Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs (1908)

Published: Macmillan and Co, London, 1908

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  • all editions of this book are rare; the first edition was in 1867. this is a 1908 reprint of the fourth edition
  • green cloth-boards, blind design and gilt lettering to upper board and spine, top page-edge tinted green, plain endpapers, colour map of the Nile as frontispiece, xviii, 413 pp of text and index + 2 pp of publisher's announcements + second larger 10-fold colour map, 25 additional illustrations from sketches by author
  • spine-ends and corners bumped, endpapers sunned, ownership signature on front free endpaper, top page-edge bright, contents, including maps and illustrations, complete, unmarked and undiscoloured, spine-crack at  front, but hinges holding, 3 leaves, pp xv-xx, loose but in position
  • Binding Condition: Good +
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 195 x 140
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
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