Title:Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
Publisher: London Macmillan 1874
Seller ID: 34559
With maps, portraits and upwards of fifty full-page illustrations by Zwecker and Durand. Two volumes. First edition. [I] viii, 448pp (last colophon only), 55pp publisher's catalogue; frontis & 20 plates, folding coloured map (old neat repair to short clean tear at fold). [II] viii, 588pp, frontis & 29 plates, full-page coloured map. Original green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine and upper board; extremities a little rubbed, 1cm break in the cloth at head of spine Vol I and a few other tiny breaks at head and tail of both spines, slight 1cm break halfway along upper joint of Vol II. Hinges starting in Vol II but binding solid. Edges a little soiled, foxing on first and last pages of Vol II, otherwise very clean inside. A good to very good set, now in new mylar wrappers.
africa british empire cat87 colonial history colonialism egypt slavery Sudan travel