By Henry Drummond
London   Hodder and Stoughton
8.5" by 6" x [5], 4-228 [2]pp
The first edition of Henry Drummond's exhaustive guide to 'Tropical Africa', illustrated with colour folding maps.
By Henry Drummond

1888 Tropical Africa

London   Hodder and Stoughton
8.5" by 6" x [5], 4-228 [2]pp
The first edition of Henry Drummond's exhaustive guide to 'Tropical Africa', illustrated with colour folding maps.
£125.00
: 1kgs / : 906F41

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated

The first edition of Scottish evangelist and biologist Henry Drummond's guide to the African continent.

Drummond provides an account of his travels through Africa, with sections dedicated to the Zambesi river, great lakes, and the pathology of heart disease in Africa, among other topics. 

Illustrated with six folding colour maps, and four plates. Collated, complete.

Rebound in cloth, retaining the original endpapers. Retaining the original half title.

With an advertisement leaf to the rear. Evidence of bookplate removal to rear pastedown.

Condition

Rebound in cloth, retaining the original endpapers. Rubbing to back strip head and tail and boards. Front hinge strained, but firmly held. Evidence of bookplate removal to rear pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages lightly age toned, with light handling marks throughout.

Very Good

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