Through Uganda to Mount Elgon.

By: Purvis, John Bremner

Price: $145.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


In this travel narrative with inciteful descriptions of Kenya and Uganda the author gives his personal views of European policy. He and his wife voice their reactions to the foreign missions, labor, laws, customs, and the condition of the native inhabitants. A collectible copy.

Publisher's russet textured cloth: spine titles stamped in gilt with front in black with decoration. Bindings are tight and square with a hint of shelf-lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Tiny library stamp on front pastedown and a withdrawn stamp on rear pastedown, no other ownership markings. First Edition, First Printing 8vo; 8 inches tall; [8], 9-372pp., xv+87+[ii] pp. adverts, folding map, 42 photographic illustrations on 40 plates (included in pagination) and a folding map.

Ref: CBI v13 p460; Hathi

Title: Through Uganda to Mount Elgon.

Author Name: Purvis, John Bremner

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, GEOGRAPHY & WORLD HISTORY,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 012273

Keywords: East Africa; Africana; Kenya; Uganda, Description and travel. Missions; Ethnology; Mountaineering,