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The Quest For The Secret Nile Victorian Exploration in Equatorial Africa 1857-1888 by Guy Yeoman ISBN 13: 9781904449157

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Hardcover; London: Chaucer Press, June 2004; ISBN-13: 978-1904449157


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Chaucer Press, 2004. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

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Chaucer Press, 2004. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2004 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. The Nile, stretching for a distance of 4,163 miles, is the longest river in the world. The ancient Greeks were obsessed by the provenance of so much water, feeding a river that flowed out of the desert. Aeschylus, in 500 BC, talked of Egypt being nurtured by the snows. For centuries, the only sporadic reports from the heart of equatorial Africa came from Arab seafarers, land travellers and slavers. In the mid-1850s in Britain, the great thirst for adventure and discovery, combined with the challenge posed by the ancient riddle of the secret sources of the Nile and acted like a magnet on men such as Sir Richard Burton, Captain Hanning Speke, Samuel Baker, Dr David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley. This gripping account, illustrated with many prize-winning photographs, traces the tribulations and achievements of the men who walked in the footsteps of Herodotus and carried away the prize: the discovery o ... Read more

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London: Chaucer Press, 2004. 192, col maps + photos, b/w illus. . HB. Vg in d/w (light crease to top edge of rear panel).. . [9781904449157]

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London: Chaucer Press. 2004. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Blind stamp to prelims. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Colour and black & white illustrations. Maps. 192 pages . 1st thus. Hardback.

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London : Chaucer Press, 2004. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.; 192 pages; Description: 192 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index. Subjects: Nile River Valley --British --Nile River --Discovery and exploration. Summary: The Nile, stretching for a distance of 4, 163 miles, is the longest river in the world. The ancient Greeks were obsessed by the provenance of so much water, feeding a river that flowed out of the desert. Aeschylus, in 500 BC, talked of Egypt being nurtured by the snows. For centuries, the only sporadic reports from the heart of equatorial Africa came from Arab seafarers, land travellers and slavers. In the mid-1850s in Britain, the great thirst for adventure and discovery, combined with the challenge posed by the ancient riddle of the secret sources of the Nile and acted like a magnet on men suc ... Read more

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2004-05-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Quest For The Secret Nile: Victorian Exploration in Equatorial Africa 1857-1888

Guy Yeoman

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