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PETERS, CARL (Dr.) New light on Dark Africa: Being the Narrative of the German Emin Pasha Expedition, its Journeyings and Adventures...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
PETERS, CARL (Dr.) New light on Dark Africa: Being the Narrative of the German Emin Pasha Expedition, its Journeyings and Adventures...

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Lot 485
PETERS, CARL (Dr.) New light on Dark Africa: Being the Narrative of the German Emin Pasha Expedition, its Journeyings and Adventures Among the Native Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa, the Gallas, Massais, Wasukuma, etc., etc., on the Lake Baringo and the Victoria Nyanza.
London: Ward, Lock, and Co., 1891. First English edition. Publisher's pictorial cloth, black endpapers. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches (24 x 16 cm); xviii, 597, [1] pp.; frontispiece, 32 plates, folding map in pocket at rear, scattered foxing.
Translated from the German by H. W. Dulcken, this work provides in English Peters' account of his effort to find Emin Pasha on the Upper Nile, approaching from Africa's East coast. A controversial effort, this was widely seen as a freelance effort to further German influence in Uganda and adjacent countries. Czech, (Africa) p. 218.


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