Nancy Bell – Heroes of Discovery in North Africa – 1899
A beautifully well-preserved Victorian tome with profiles of the key British and European explorers of North Africa in the late 19th-century.
Includes sections on the expeditions of Kitchener, Bruce, Burckhardt, Burton, Mungo Park and others, in modern-day Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and others.
Bound in red cloth with decorative colour front board and spine. In near-fine condition. No bookplates or previous owner’s name. Mild spotting to some early pages but in general very clean inside.
Published by Walter Scott Limited in London in 1899.