Lot #22/27 Two books on explorer Ewart Grogan
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Lot #22/27 Two books on explorer Ewart Grogan. Lost lion of Empire: the life of "Cape to Cairo" Grogan by Edward Paice. A fine biography of a British colonial of some influence & power. Friend of Rhodes & Milner, he became the first man to complete the traverse of Africa from Cape ot Cairo. He settled in Kenya, where he was among the colonial high-flyers. London, Harper Collins Publishers, 2001. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. xv,470, photo-plates, portraits, maps. Dust jacket spine sunned, text lightly browned. Good+ …. together with …. From the Cape to Cairo: the first traverse of Africa from south to north by Ewart S. Grogan and Arthur H. Sharp. The complete account of this marvellous travel book. London, Thomas Nelson & Sons, (c. 190-?). New edition. 16mo. Cloth. Pp. 379,(3, adverts.), plates, folding map. Binding a bit shaken, lacking the end-paper &frontispiece. A good, small reading copy. For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R170.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R240.00

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