The Nile Quest. A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1903. First edition. 7.5" x 5.25". 341pp. Green decorated cloth. Spine tips a bit worn, mild soiling, else nice VG+ condition. With 73 illustrations from photos, maps, etc. Johnstone was a British explorer who traveled widely in Africa. He was also a botanist, artist, colonial administrator and linguist who spoke many African languages, published 40 books on African subjects and was one of the key players in the Scramble for Africa that occurred at the end of the 19th century. Item #28744

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