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MACGREGOR LAIRD AND R. A. K. OLDFIELD - Narrative of an Expedition into the Interior of Africa by the River Niger, in the Steam Vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832, 1833 and 1834 [Two Volumes]

Title: Narrative of an Expedition into the Interior of Africa by the River Niger, in the Steam Vessels Quorra and Alburkah in 1832, 1833 and 1834 [Two Volumes]
Description: Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., 67 Great Russell Street, London Revised Edition with New Impression 1971 [First Edition 1837]. Two Volumes. London 1971. Uniform matching hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt and black title and author block lettering to the spines, small gilt vignette to the upper panels. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [xvi] 451; [viii] 447 printed pages of text with seven full-page monochrome illustrations and map. Couple of insignificant marks to the fore edge of volume II and in very near Fine condition, spines not faded. The Niger River (/French: fleuve Niger) is the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4,180 km (2,600 mi). Its drainage basin is 2,117,700 km2 (817,600 sq mi) in area. Its source is in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea. It runs in a crescent through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria, discharging through a massive delta, known as the Niger Delta or the Oil Rivers, into the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. ISBN 0714618268

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Price: GBP 150.00 = appr. US$ 214.20 Seller: Little Stour Books Books (Member of PBFA)
- Book number: 59963

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