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Cameron, Verney Lovett
Across Africa
United Kingdom: Daldy Isbister, 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. VG to vg+. 2 volumes 389 & 366 pp. ill. Large pull out map in rear pocket of volume 1. From Zanzibar on the east Coast of Africa to Benguela on the west and across Lake Tanganyika. Classic work on Africa exploration. Cameron was barely 30 years old when he accomplished this feat. Mention throughout of the game animals sighted. VG to vg+ set of this work in original gilt cloth with large gilt map of Africa and deco on cover. Further his is an AUTHOR PRESENTATION COPY to Sir Alexander Milne, whose bookplate appears inside the front cover. The presentation inscriptions are on half title pages and again on title pages, making four times Cameron signed this set. The recipient must have been a close associate to warrant that many signatures.
Bookseller: Trophy Room Books [United States]

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