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* BAKER, Samuel White (1821-1893). Ismailia. A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade… London: Macmillan and Co, 1874.
2 volumes, 8vo. With 2 frontispieces, 2 color-printed route maps (1 folding), and 50 wood-engraved plates. Original publisher's green cloth (upper cover to Vol.II slightly bubbling).
FIRST EDITION of the third and final of Baker's books on his Nile explorations and journeys, undertaken under contract to the Khedive of Egypt in 1869. Hilmy I, p. 49; Czech (Africa), p 11. A FINE COPY.