Category: Signed / Inscribed

ACROSS THE SAHARA From Tripoli to Bornu. Stock code: 5941

Author / Artist:

Vischer, Hanns

Publisher:

London: Edward Arnold. 1910

Description:

First edition, first printing. Author's inscribed presentation copy. Bound in the original red cloth boards with gilt titles to the front and spine. Monochrome half-tone frontispiece, 22 plates, 21 illustrations in the text, folding coloured map of Vischer's route from Tripoli to Lake Chad. Spine very slightly darkened otherwise a lovely near fine copy. The contents are entirely complete with no loose pages. Small closed tear to the edge of the folding map at the rear otherwise no further tears and no creases to any of the pages. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "To Danny from Hanns / the author / July 7th 1913".

Price:

£395.00

Notes:

The famed explorer's account of his 1906 journey across the world's largest desert. Uncommon signed.