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Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile by  John Hanning Speke - Hardcover - 1864 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 59375)

Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile

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Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile

by Speke, John Hanning

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1864. First American edition of a classic in African exploration; 8vo, pp. [v]-xxx, [31]-590; 2 steel-engraved portraits, folding map tinted in blue and with author's route in red (with short tear neatly repaired on verso), full-page map printed in blue and red, and numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout, 20 full-page; spine ends chipped, corners and extremities rubbed, else a good, sound copy in original brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine.

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Rulon-Miller Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
59375
Title
Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile
Author
Speke, John Hanning
Book condition
Used
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1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1864
Keywords
Africa , Rivers , Nile ,
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Africa;

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