The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia. Sir Samuel White Baker.

The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

Camden, SC: African Collection; Briar Patch Press, 1987. Special edition produced for The African Collection. Hardcover. 606pp. Thick octavo [23.5 cm] Brown leatherette with raised bands, and gilt stamped titles and vignettes on the spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Marbled endsheets. The rear board is just a little bit splayed. Very good. Item #49855

With a fold out map at the rear. From the Introduction- "... Baker was an avid hunter of big game who often employed dangerous and highly unorthodox methods. His sporting travels carried him to four continents; as a result, few men of the Victorian era had his knowledge of game, guns, and the outdoors, not to mention a splendid literary facility for detailing his adventures."

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