The far interior: a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa. Walter Montagu Kerr.
The far interior: a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa
The far interior: a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa
The far interior: a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa

In a custom binding for Henry Arthur Johnstone

The far interior: a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Livingston, 1887-86. Second edition of volume I, first edition of volume II; 2 volumes 8vo, pp. xvi, [2], 316; viii, [2], 318; mounted albumen frontispiece portrait by H. S. Mendelssohn, folding map printed in color, 20 wood-engraved plates, plus other wood engravings in the text; slightly later full green crushed levant, gilt monogram of Henry Arthur Johnstone, and gilt tools, exposed sewing thongs at inner corners of covers, t. e.g., pigskin liners with Johnstone's nautical ex-libris stamped in brown on the front free liner and dated 1899; light rubbing at extremities, all else near fine. The library of Henry Arthur Johnstone, which contained a large proportion of books on natural history, was sold en bloc to a London bookseller in 1921 (Clements), and thence dispersed. Mendelssohn I, p. 812-3: "The work is an important contribution to the history of exploration in South-Equatorial Africa, and contains an excellent account of the physical features of these regions, and of their fauna, inhabitants, &c." Item #52601

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