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Author Name    [Burton, Capt. R.F.]

Title   Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. Vol. IX. Session 1864-5. Nos I. To VI Edited By the Assistant Secretary

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good (Plus)

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London William Clowes and Sons 1865

Seller ID   004731

London: William Clowes and Sons, 1865. This book is the transcript of the November 14 (1864) meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, some two months after the death of John Hanning Speke. Captain (not yet "Sir") Richard F. Burton gives his reasons why he thinks that the question of the Nile River has not been settled; other parties concerned with the raging debate also spoke at the meeting. This is a rare and historically important book. A Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Blue pebbled cloth binding; gilt ruling, titling, and date on the spine.Clean text; viii, 322 pages; indexed. The text is exceptionally fresh and clear, with no foxing. The spine has faded and the titling is rubbed; overall a solid and attractive copy of this historically significant event.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.

Price = 950.00 USD



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