Fourth Edition. Frontispiece, illus. 2 folding maps at end, one neatly repaire. pp xii, -583, 32,ads. 8vio. Thomson's famous and important account of his second expedition. Bound in full modern green morocco, red leather title label. Fine "One of the great African travel epics, this title details the author's trek from the coast toward Mt. Kilimanjaro, then through Masai Land. Near Lake Chala he bagged several rhinoceros and buffalo in close encounters, and buffalo again in the Lykipia Forest. One of the excellent engravings depicts Thomson thrown into the air by a charging bull. Near Lake Baringo, he collected a new species of gazelle newly christened with his name, and bagged elephant and buffalo. Handsomely illustrated." p164 Czech. Item #317640
Thomson's famous and important account of his second expedition, detailing his journey from Mombassa through British East Africa and Kenya.
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