London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
SPEKE, John Hanning (1827-64). Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. 8°. Engraved portrait frontispiece by S. Hollyer, one portrait, 24 wood-engraved plates, one coloured map, and one folding engraved map in pocket at end, wood-engraved illustrations (frontispiece and title spotted, occasional mainly marginal spotting in text). Contemporary half calf (front cover detached, scuffed, head and tail of spine chipped). Provenance: Repton School (bookplate).
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