Author: Elliot, G.F. Scott
Title: A Naturalist in Mid-Africa: Being an Account of a Journey to the Mountains of the Moon and Tanganyika
Place Published: London
Publisher:A.D. Innes & Co.
Date Published: 1896
xvi, 413 pp. With four maps, 3 of which fold out, pictorial frontispiece, and 49 illustrations from photographs, sketches, and drawings from nature. (8vo) 21x14 cm (8¼x5½"), half calf with marbled boards ruled, lettered and ornamented on spine in gilt.
Educated at Cambridge and Edinburgh University, G.F. Scott Elliot became a lecturer at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College and ultimately a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He explored Africa in the late 1880s, presented findings to the Linnean Society, and was commissioned by the Franco-British Delineation Committee to define the boundaries of Sierra Leone. Previous owner's bookplate