New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1914. A Very Good Hardcover.
Original green cloth, gilt, black and gilt pictorial designs on cover and spine. With 8 color plates, 8 black and white illustrations, 2 maps. Top edges gilt, gray endpapers. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Light scratching and staining to back cover, fading on spine (but gilt and ink still bright), foxing mostly to fore-edges.
First American Edition, a Reprint of the First Edition published by Blackie and Son Limited edition printed in Great Britain from same plates with new title page.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #015278
A sympathetic retelling of exploration to the tropical Americas, encompassing the travels of the Spaniards, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Francis Drake, William Dampier, Lionel Wafer, the Darien Scheme, ..
Background Information: Sir Henry Hamilton, was a British explorer who travelled widely in East and Central Africa, botanist, artist, colonial administrator and linguist who spoke many African languages. He 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. [wiki]