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GRANT, James Augustus.

A walk across Africa

or domestic scenes from my Nile journal.

Stock Code
85331
Edinburgh and London, Blackwood, 1864
£1,500

One of the scarcer Nile accounts. 'A monumental work of exploration, this represents Grant's experiences travelling with John Hanning Speke from Zanzibar to the source of the Nile at Lake Victoria, naming Ripon Falls, then trekking down river to the Mediterranean Sea. There are numerous descriptions of the terrain and people, with sporting incidents throughout ...' (Czech).

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Description

First edition. 8vo, xviii, 452pp., large folding map (small repair at head, short tesr to fold, lightly foxed), later half calf gilt, red morocco label, an excellent copy.

Bibliography

Czech p66.

Stock ID:85331

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