Sale 625 Lot 38

* GROGAN, Ewart Scott (1874-1967); and SHARP, Arthur H. From Cape to Cairo. The First Traverse of Africa from South to North. London: Hurst & Blackett, 1900.

8vo. With photogravure portrait frontispiece, 2 color-printed folding route maps and 48 plates. (Tear to folding map repaired verso, a few leaves with light foxing.) Original publisher's cloth (slightly soiled and creased). Provenance: Percy Henderson (presentation inscription from the author).

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Arthur H. Sharp to Percy Henderson on the front pastedown, dated 1900. Presumably inscribed to Major Percy E. Henderson, author of A British Officer in the Balkans (London, 1909). Czech (Africa), p. 69; Mendelssohn II, p. 450.

Estimate $600-800

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