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M. A. Pringle
TOWARDS THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON BY M. A. PRINGLE 1884 Rare First Edition, Maps
London, UK: Blackwood & Sons, 1884. Very good condition. [PRINGLE, M. A.]. Towards the Mountains of the Moon: A Journey in East Africa. London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884. Hardcover. First edition. Full cloth. Octavo (215 x 150 mm), pp. [xxx], 386, (maps). English text. Publisher's original decorative cloth covers. Coated pastedowns and endpapers. Half-title. Fold-out maps to rear. Chapters: I. The Offset; II. Still at Sea; III. Zanzibar; IV. Zanzibar Continued; V. Mozambique; VI. Inhambane and Delagoa Bay; VII. Out at Sea; VIII. Start for the Interior; IX. Bewilderment; X. The Broad Zambesi; XI. The River Shire; XII. Matakenya's Country; XIII. Chipitula's Country; XIV. Last Stage of Journey; XV. Bishop Mackenzie's Mission; XVI. About Native Chiefs; XVII. Commerce; XVIII. Life at Blantyre; XIX. Life at Blantyre Continued; XX. Life at Blantyre Continued; XXI. Life at Blantyre Continued; XXII. Prepare for Home; XXIII. Going Down the River; XXIV. Overland Journey; XXV. Detention-Cruise-Homeward Bound; XXVI. At Sea; Appendix. Condition: VERY GOOD. Collated complete. Binding secure and square. Minor rubbing to spine ends. Minor marks to cloth. A little tape residue to endpapers. Contents clean. Contemporary inked signature to front endpaper. Extremely scarce first edition. [Hilmy II, p.137]. Paypal only. Sent recorded delivery worldwide and dispatched promptly. Please view my other books. [Attributes: First Edition]
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