1874 1st ed ISMAILIA Central Africa Slave Trade SUDAN Egypt Illustrated Baker 2v

BAKER, Samuel White

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‘Ismailia’ is a classic work aimed to bring awareness to and suppress the slave-trade in Central Africa. Written by Samuel Baker, this work sheds light on the horrors of slave owners as well as describing the slave administration in Sudan. Baker was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government.

 

This first edition was published in London and is filled with impressive folding engravings and dozens of other engravings.

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1874 1st ed ISMAILIA Central Africa Slave Trade SUDAN Egypt Illustrated Baker 2v

‘Ismailia’ is a classic work aimed to bring awareness to and suppress the slave-trade in Central Africa. Written by Samuel Baker, this work sheds light on the horrors of slave owners as well as describing the slave administration in Sudan. Baker was the first Englishman to sit in a high office of the Egyptian government.

 

This first edition was published in London and is filled with impressive folding engravings and dozens of other engravings.

Item number: #5407

Price: $550

BAKER, Samuel White

Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade

London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   2 volumes

  • Volume 1 – [viii], 448, [55]
  • Volume 2 – [viii], 588
  • Illustrated with 52 impressive folding maps and engravings
  • References: Blackmer 66; Howgego IV, B10; Czech, Africa p.11;

o   Czech: “While most of the narrative involves travel and military adventure, there are several episodes of sport as well. Baker’s troops bagged crocodile and hippopotamus, depicted in several fascinating engravings. South of Regiaf, the author bagged a pair of elephants, and attempted to collect a few more by using both Hale’s rockets and the company’s fieldpiece Later, in Unyoro, he hunted antelope and lion while natives drove the game toward a series of nets.”

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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5407

Category

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

BAKER, Samuel White

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete