La Scoperta Del Nilo.

Guadalupi, Gianni.

Book ID: 23258

ISBN:      8880951351

£75.00

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Folio. 351 pp., Italian text, profusely illustrated in b&w and colour plates, contains more than 1500 images, maps, drawings & photographs, cloth in d/w, index, small tear to lower back corner of jacket, otherwise copy clean inside and in very good codition, Edizioni White Star, Vercelli, 1997.

Synopsis

Accounts of Sir Richard Burton, John Henning Speke, James Agustus Grant & other adventurers who sought the Nile’s source. A sumptuous production drawing based on nineteenth century and other historical sources. It details not only the saga of the search for the source of the Nile but the romance of Africa’s most important river. It is profusely illustrated with reproductions of maps and topographical views taken from earlier published work.

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