Lot 462: Exploration of upper Nile 1865

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Lot 462: Author: Lejean, Guillaume ; Title: Voyage aux deux Nils (Nubie, Kordofan, Soudan oriental) exécuté de 1860 à 1864 par ordre de l'empereur; Place Published: Paris; Publisher: L. Hachette et Cie.; Date Published: [1865]; Description: Text volume only. [4], 192 pp. 32x25 cm (12½x9¾"), rebound in library cloth. First Edition.Scarce account of significant explorations up the two branches of the Nile by the French explorer and ethnographer Guillaume Lejean. There was also an atlas volume, not present here. Formerly in the Chicago Public Library, with rubberstamp on title-page, bookplate, a few other markings. Condition: Some soiling and wear to covers; foxing to half-title and title pages; internally very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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