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(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 184.) cviii, 392pp, illustrated. Blue cloth, gilt titling and gilt ship device on upper board, with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 090418045X ***Amsterdam-born Schuver, a travel writer and reporter, embarked on a scientific expedition in search of a new route from the Nile valley to the East African coast in 1880. His account was published only in an edited German edition, but the discovery of his original manuscripts and other material enabled the compilation of this full pictures of his travels.