November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
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Lot 263: Africa.- Meyer (Dr. Hans) Across East African Glaciers, 1st Eng. ed, orig. cloth, 1891.(40 views)
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Description: Africa.- Meyer (Dr. Hans) Across East African Glaciers: An Account of the First Ascent of Kilimanjaro, translated by E.H.S.Calder, first English edition, half-title, mounted chromolithographed frontispiece, 3 folding maps, 20 plates (8 mounted photographs and 12 photogravures), captioned tissue guards, illustrations, photogravures browned at edges, one or two with light water-staining to upper outer corner, upper hinge weak, original pictorial green cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, rubbed, corners a little worn and bumped, small 4to, [Neate M92; Perret 2987], 8vo, 1891. ⁂ Account of the undisputed first ascent of Kibo, the higher of the two peaks of Kilimanjaro.