Ismailia, a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade, organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt. In two volumes.

BAKER, Sir Samuel White (1821-1893).

Published by Macmillan, 1874., 1874
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Two volumes. 8vo. viii, 447; viii, 588 pp. Frontis., large folding colored map of "The Albert N'yanza", color map of the Nile, 50 detailed plates illus. by Zwecker and Durand; lightly foxed, folding map with kozo repairs. Later half green buckram over original pictorial gilt covers with gilt on black spine label. Good. Baker, with Speke, helped to locate the sources of the Nile. In March 1864 Baker determined the source to be a lake, which he named Albert Nyanza (Lake Albert), lying between modern Uganda and Congo (Kinshasa). Bookseller Inventory # LV1950

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Title: Ismailia, a narrative of the expedition to ...
Publisher: Macmillan, 1874.
Publication Date: 1874
Binding: Hardcover

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BAKER, Sir Samuel White (1821-1893).
Published by Macmillan, 1874., London: (1874)
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Book Description Macmillan, 1874., London:, 1874. Two volumes. 8vo. viii, 447; viii, 588 pp. Frontis., large folding colored map of "The Albert N'yanza", color map of the Nile, 50 detailed plates illus. by Zwecker and Durand; lightly foxed, folding map with kozo repairs. Later half green buckram over original pictorial gilt covers with gilt on black spine label. Good. Baker, with Speke, helped to locate the sources of the Nile. In March 1864 Baker determined the source to be a lake, which he named Albert Nyanza (Lake Albert), lying between modern Uganda and Congo (Kinshasa). Baker was a renowned hunter, explorer, and anti-slavery activist who collaborated with John Speke to locate the source of the Nile. In 1869 he was asked by Ism???l Pasha, the Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt (and namesake of the modern Egyptian city Ismailia), to command a military expedition to central and eastern Africa with the goal of suppressing the slave trade. "The more striking incidents of the expedition are admirably illustrated by over fifty full-page engravings, which lend unusual pictorial attractiveness to the volume. While, as a mere narrative of travel and adventure, the work is as absorbing as the best of its class, its chief value lies in the fact that it is the official account of an expedition conceived with the most hmane purpose, planned with the greatest care and skill, and conducted with a bravery which reflects the greatest honor upon its energetic leader." â" New York Times, 1874. Seller Inventory # LLV2333

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