Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883

By: Schuver, Juan Maria; (Gerd Baumann, Douglas H. Johnson & Wendy James Editors)

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DJ shows light edge wear and scuffing, bottom back corner bumped ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No 184; 1.25 x 8.75 x 5.75 Inches; 392 pages; "Juan Maria Schuver was born to a wealthy Amsterdam family in the mid-nineteenth century. Established young as a travel writer and reporter, he decided to embark on scientific exploration. Leaving Cairo at the turn of 1880-1881 he proceededup the Blue Nile, intending to find a new route to the East African coast." He was killed in Dinka territory while on this expedition. "The present volume offers the full English accounts supplemented by passages from the author's French revisions, and also draws on other drafts and letters to give for the first time a full picture of Schuver's African travels."

Title: Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883

Author Name: Schuver, Juan Maria; (Gerd Baumann, Douglas H. Johnson & Wendy James Editors)

Illustrator: Illustrated by B&W and Color Plates

Categories: Exploration,

Edition: 1st Thus

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1996

ISBN Number: 090418045X

ISBN Number 13: 9780904180459

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 13330

Keywords: Exploration Dinka mahdist Africa