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Book Description

portrait frontis, 10 plates, 1 folding colour map, 8vo, half calf, extremities rubbed, raised bands and gt rules to spine, leather title-piece (possibly later replacement), marbled boards and endpapers. Light browning, occasional spotting/light soiling; 2 plates torn, neatly repaired, one laid down. Faint ghost of an ink stamp to title. Armorial bookplate of William Agnew.
Dealer Notes
First edition. Charles New (1840-1875) was a Methodist minister and missionary, who in August 1871 became the first European to reach the snow line of Mount Kilimanjaro. He was a vocal opponent of the slave trade. New provided geographical insights about eastern Kenya and the region around Mount Kilimanjaro.
Author CHARLES NEW
Date 1873
Binding Half-calf
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton: London
Condition Good
Pages xii, [2], 525, [3] pp

Price: £250.00

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