1866 1ed Albert N’Yanza Nile River Africa Egypt Abyssinia Illustrated Map Baker

BAKER, Samuel White

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Samuel White Baker was an English naturalist, big game hunter, explorer and was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government. Many of Baker’s works shed light on the horrors of slave owners and slave trade in central Africa. His works; however, also centralized on Egypt and the Abyssinia Nile tributaries. He had an extensive knowledge of Egypt as he held important political officers in Egypt. His accounts of Egypt and the Nile River Basin are some of the most important 19th-century books on the Nile River, and helped record the discovery of Lake Albert.

 

‘The Albert N’yanza, Great Basin of the Nile’ is Baker’s account of his discovery of the last great source of the Nile.

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1866 1ed Albert N’Yanza Nile River Africa Egypt Abyssinia Illustrated Map Baker

 

Samuel White Baker was an English naturalist, big game hunter, explorer and was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government. Many of Baker’s works shed light on the horrors of slave owners and slave trade in central Africa. His works; however, also centralized on Egypt and the Abyssinia Nile tributaries. He had an extensive knowledge of Egypt as he held important political officers in Egypt. His accounts of Egypt and the Nile River Basin are some of the most important 19th-century books on the Nile River, and helped record the discovery of Lake Albert.

 

‘The Albert N’yanza, Great Basin of the Nile’ is Baker’s account of his discovery of the last great source of the Nile.

Item number: #6290

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BAKER, Samuel White

The Albert-Nyanza, great basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sources

London: Macmillan et Co, 1866. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete with all pages:

o   xxx, 395

o   [xii], 384

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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6290

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

BAKER, Samuel White

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete