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BEKE, Charles T.
The Sources of the Nile: Being a General Survey of the Basin of that River, and of its Head-Streams; witht the History of Nilotic Discovery - Very rare first edition inscribed by the author
James Madden, London. Rare 1860 first edition inscribed by the author: "A. G. Findlay Esq, from the author". Findlay, too, was a celebrated geographer and author of important travel books. Folding map of the Nile Basin frontispiece plus 6 other illustrations (including folding) (all present). 156 pages (all present). Original decorated cloth binding in good overall condition, with slight fading, slight wear to extremities and small loss at head of spine. Text in very good, tight condition, with negligible age-browning. See photographs of this copy attached. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Brian P. Martin Antiquarian Books [Godalming, United Kingdom]
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