Lot #43/02 Two books on the Niger River
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R270.00 ZAR

This auction has been sold to J vd Spuy at R270.00 .

Lot #43/02 Two books on the Niger River The search for the Niger by Christopher Lloyd. The author surveys the early European explorers of West Africa & their efforts to understand the unusual river, which flows from west to east, before heading south into the Atlantic. Newton Abbot, Reader’s Union, 1974. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 220, plates, portraits, maps. Price-clipped dust jacket rubbed, previous owner’s details on front paste-down, foxing. Good+ …. together with …. Saga of the Niger by Richard Owen. The author travelled the footsteps of Mungo Park, Richard Lander & other early explorers, comparing the situation then & now (over 50 years ago). London, Travel Book Club, 1961. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 188, map. Dust jacket spine sunned, signature, foxing & tape-marks on paste-downs & end-papers. Good+ For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R160.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R270.00

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