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The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources by  Sir Samuel W Baker - Hardcover - 1867 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio194)

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources

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The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources

by Baker, Sir Samuel W

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Macmillan and Co. London. 1867. Second edition. Two volumes. 8vo. xxx, 371pp. Frontis port., folding coloured map, 7 further engraved plates, including the coloured map of the route, with unlisted 8th engraved plate "Skirmish with the Natives", text illus.; x, (1), 372pp. Colour litho frontis., 6 further engraved plates, text illus. Original decorative green cloth, gilt, v.sl. bumped to extremities. Occasional spotting. Short closed tear to map edge repaired. Short closed tear to rep Vol. II. "The discovery of the Albert Nyanza marked the pinnacle of Baker's career as an African explorer in so far as it helped to resolve the mystery of the source of the Nile. Soon after his return to England in 1865 he learned that he had been awarded the Royal Geographical Society's prestigious gold medal for his work in Africa." ODNB.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio194
Title
The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources
Author
Baker, Sir Samuel W
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan & Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1867
Keywords
Travel, Exploration, Africa, Nile,
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Archaeology & Ancient History; Africa; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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