Sir Samuel Baker Pacha - Ismailia a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of slave trade - 1879
I have here a book for sale entitled ISMAILIA A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AFRICA FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE, ORGANIZED BY ISMAIL KHEDIVE OF EGYPT, by Sir Samuel Baker Pacha. With maps, portraits and upwards fifty fullpage illustrations by Swecker and Durrand. This book was published in 1879 by Macmillan, London.
Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (8 June 1821 – 30 December 1893) was an English explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin (today's South Sudan and Northern Uganda) between April 1869 and August 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria.
Book Description: Maroon cloth with gilt titles. This is an ex-Library book. Book has been rebound by library, with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Contains black and white illustrated plates, and fold-out map. Pages and plates are lightly tanned and foxed throughout, slightly heavier foxing to a few pages. Ink stained mark to title page. Binding remains firm. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Light tanning to spine and edges. 524 pages, 19 x 14 cm.