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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Dr. Georg Schweinfurth

The Heart of Africa

Three years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of Central Africa, from 1868 to 1871. Translated by Ellen E. Frewer, with an introduction by Winwood Reade.

Published: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle., London, 1873

Edition: First edition

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2 volume set. Presentation set - The Royal Geographical Society

An account of the authors second expedition into the Sudan to explore the hydrolog

of the Bhar el Ghazal and the forests of the Nile, and to collect plant specimens.

Half-leather with gilt dedication cover.

Raised bands with gilt titles and "Margary Memorial" gilt inscription on spine.

Marbled endpapers with "Brighton College" bookplate. Marbled page edges.

Some foxing present. Overall a nice set.

Volume I.

xvi, 559 pages + 14 full-page plates.

64 in-text illustrations.1 fold-out map.

Volume II.

x, 521 pages + 10 full-page plates.

34 in-text illustrations.1 full-page map.

Recorded shipping weight 4000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 22 x 15.5 cm.
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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