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Author: Baker, Samuel White
Title: Ismailïa: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt
Place Published: London
Publisher:Macmillan and Co.
Date Published: 1874

2 volumes. [iii]-viii, 447, [1]; [iii]-viii, 588 pp. Copper-engraved frontispiece portrait of Samuel Baker in Vol. II; numerous wood-engraved plates including frontispiece in Vol. II; 2 maps with hand-coloring, 1 folding. (8vo) 21.5x14 cm (8½x5½"), period brown half morocco and cloth, spines gilt, all edges red. First Edition.

Baker traveled through Egypt, the Sudan, and points south to the headwaters of the Nile in this expedition to suppress the slave-trade of Central Africa, which he was chosen to command.


A bit rubbed, bookplates, light wear; very good.

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Samuel Baker Ismailia First Edition

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 22, 2016