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FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger by  Lieutenant Hourst - 1st - 1899 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 008499)

FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger

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FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger

by Hourst, Lieutenant

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NY and London: E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1899. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY and London: E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1899. 8vo., xvi+520pp.+ frontis portrait, illustrated with 190 photo reproductions, fold-out map. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles. Translated by Mrs. Arthur Bell. In the heyday of French enterprise in West Africa Hourst explored the Niger River from Timbuktu for the French Government. A fine, bright copy. . 1st. Hard. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.

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The Wild Muse US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008499
Title
FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger
Author
Hourst, Lieutenant
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd.
Place of Publication
NY and London
Date Published
1899
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Travel and Exploration;
Size
8vo

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