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.

By: BAKER, Sir Samuel White (1821-1893).

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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).

Title: 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.

Author Name: BAKER, Sir Samuel White (1821-1893).

Categories: Africa,

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1874.: 1874

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: LV1950

Keywords: Africa