NEW, Charles (1840-75). Life, Wanderings, and Labours in Eastern Africa. With an Account of the first successful ascent of the Equatorial Snow Mountain, Kilima Njaro, and remarks upon East African Slavery, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1873. 8° (194 x 132mm). Half title, engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map, 10 lithographed plates. Original pictorial cloth gilt (extremities and corners rubbed, some light soiling, spine faded).
With 8 works on East Africa in 9 volumes including Thomas J. Hutchinson's Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians (London, 1861, PRESENTATION COPY), Emile Jonveaux's Two Years in East Africa (London, 1875), F. D. Lugard's The Rise of our East African Empire (Edinburgh, 1893, 2 vols., SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR), J. W. Gregory's The Great Rift Valley (London, 1896) and J. H. Patterson's In the Grip of the Nyika. Further Adventures in British East Africa (New York, 1909, PRESENTATION COPY). (10)