Uganda for a holiday.
London, Smith, Elder, 1910
Sir Frederick Treves was the prominent Victorian surgeon famous for treating Joseph Merrick sometimes known 'The Elephant Man'. He spent much time in Africa working in hospitals during the Boer War. His ability as an author is also well recognised and this interesting travel book includes chapters on game reserves and railways.
Second impression. 8vo ( 24 x 25 cm); xi, 233pp., 2 pages ads at end, folding map, 72 photographic illustrations by the author, previous bookseller's bookplate on front pastedown, several pages detached, inner hinges cracked; publisher's tan cloth gilt, vignette to upper cover, top edge gilt, worn and rubbed ; a fair copy.
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