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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Drummond (Henry)

TROPICAL AFRICA

Published: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1889

Edition: 1st

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xii + 228pp + 16pp ads. Original gilt illustrated cloth. 6 fold-out coloured maps, all present. Illustrated chapter on the white-ant.

Spine sun-faded and some light mottling to FC board. Light cracking to rear EP gutter. Otherwise very good throughout.

Travels in East Central Africa from Zambesi mouth up Shire River, through Lake Nyassa and Nyassa-Tanganyika Plateau; observations on the country and its people; African insects; Geological descriptions; Political problems. Including chapters on the white ant, the mimicry of African insects, the Zambesi and Shire Rivers, Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 205mm x 147mm x 25mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0679155808
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), PAYPAL. Regret no Credit Card facility.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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