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Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North-East Africa, 1880-1883 - Hakluyt Society

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Product description

Juan Maria Schuver was born to a wealthy Amsterdam business family in the mid-19th century. Established young as a travel writer and reporter, he decided to embark on scientific exploration. Leaving Cairo at the turn of 1880-1881 he proceeded up the Blue Nile, intending to find a new route through to the East African coast. The present volume offers the full English accounts supplemented by passages from the author's French revisions, and also draws on other drafts and letters, to give for the first time a full picture of Schuver's African travels.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and bottom corners bumped.
Dust jacket in good condition. Ends of spine and corners bumped and chipped. Top edges shelfworn. 5mm closed tear at top of back cover and 3mm closed tear at bottom of front flap. Front and back covers rubbed.

Item details

Added value:
Hakluyt Society - Second Series Volume 184
Author(s):
James, Wendy; Baumann, Gerd; Johnson, Douglas (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
090418045X
ISBN-13:
9780904180459
Number of pages:
392
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North-East Africa, 1880-1883

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Juan Maria Schuver was born to a wealthy Amsterdam business family in the mid-19th century. Established young as a travel writer and reporter, he decided to embark on scientific exploration. Leaving Cairo at the turn of 1880-1881 he proceeded up the Blue Nile, intending to find a new route through to the East African coast. The present volume offers the full English accounts supplemented by passages from the author's French revisions, and also draws on other drafts and letters, to give for the first time a full picture of Schuver's African travels.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and bottom corners bumped.
Dust jacket in good condition. Ends of spine and corners bumped and chipped. Top edges shelfworn. 5mm closed tear at top of back cover and 3mm closed tear at bottom of front flap. Front and back covers rubbed.

Added value:
Hakluyt Society - Second Series Volume 184
Author(s):
James, Wendy; Baumann, Gerd; Johnson, Douglas (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
090418045X
ISBN-13:
9780904180459
Number of pages:
392
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North-East Africa, 1880-1883

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