Sir Samuel W. Baker - The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources - 1867
Original pictorial green cloth's gilt - with (keeping the old material) carefully and professionally restored bindings.
With double-portrait frontispiece, tinted lithographed frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding) and 33 wood engravings (all pictured), 371, 372 pp.
Thirteen full-page plates. Second impression 1867. First published in 1866.
A famous account about the source of the Nile.
Samuel Baker was an English naturalist, big game hunter and explorer. He was the first Englishman to undertake high office under the Egyptian government. Baker discovered the lake Albert N'Yanza and the source of the white Nile.
All plates pictured.
Both books 1.2 kg.