Description: Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile.
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1863, 2 lithographed maps (one folding), 26 engraved plates, illustrations in the text,
without advertisements, small tears to folding map
Idem] What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1864, 2 engraved maps, one folding, one double-page, one wood-engraved plate,
without half-title and advertisements, small tear to folding map, a few minor repairs
FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo (214 x 134mm.), uniform contemporary calf gilt
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Literature: Czech (Africa) p.151; Hilmy II, p.255
Provenance: John Tennant, bookplate
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