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10 Oct 2019 16:30 GMT

Elspeth Huxley

White Man's Country

Lord Delamare and The Making of Kenya

Published: Macmillan and Co Limited, London, 1935

Edition: First edition

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2 volume set. First editions. Lovely condition throughout.

From the library of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine.

Volume I.

xiii, 315 pages + 4 page catalogue.

Library plate on inside front cover.

Portrait frontispiece.

11 full-page plates.

2 fold-out maps [48 x 34 cm & 38 x 22 cm].

Volume II.

xii, 333 pages.

Portrait frontispiece.

11 full-page plates.

1 in-text map.

2 fold-out maps [45 x 33 cm & 35.5 x 22 cm].

"Huxley's first published work is a classic of Kenyan, indeed of

East African, history. First issued by Macmillan in 1935, it was

an immediate success - the 'Kenya Weekly News' urged its readers

to buy the book 'even though it costs the equivalent of 8 sacks of maize'."

Scarce set in any condition.

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22.5 x 15.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
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