Sale 18JJ03 | Lot 133

KERR, WALTER MONTAGU The Far Interior: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the Lake Regions of Central Africa.

Catalogue: Travel Literature and Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Lot 133
KERR, WALTER MONTAGU The Far Interior: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the Lake Regions of Central Africa.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1886. First edition. Publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; [xviii], 316 pp.; [ix], 318 pp.; folding map, mounted albumen frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, numerous plates and in-text illustrations. Extremities lightly worn, 1-inch tear to map near mount (not affecting image), ink stamps to front free endpapers, blind stamps to first few leaves in each volumes.
"The work is an important contribution to the history of exploration in South-Equatorial Africa, and contains an excellent account of the physical features of these regions, and of their fauna, inhabitants, &c." (Mendelssohn). Mendelssohn I, pp. 812-813.


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Estimate: $400 - $500
Sold for $375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Travel Literature and Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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