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Sir Samuel W. Baker - The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources - 1867

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.

Object Book
Number of Books 2
Subject Colonial history, Geography, History, Illustrated, Memorabilia, Physics, Travels
Author/ Illustrator Sir Samuel W. Baker
Book Title The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1867
Edition Reprint
Language English
Original language Yes
Publisher Macmillan and Co.
Binding/ Material Hardback
Number of pages 743
Dimensions 20×15 cm
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