The Lake Regions of Central Africa. A Record of Modern Discovery.
London. T. Nelson and Sons. 1892. Hardcover. 12mo. 18cm, third edition, 275p., with 32 illustrations including frontis, double page map, bound in contemporary full brown morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt titles, blind ruled borders on the boards, gilt School Prize Binding on the cover, gilt inner dentelles, prize presentation bookplate on marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, Signed Prize Binding "Bickers Sons, Leicester,Sqr". In Fine Condition ~ Scottish journalist and writer, John Geggie (1848 1937), wrote several travel books (also Himalayas & Russian Empire) but was noted mainly for his writings on Edinburgh. This book is in three parts: The Nile, Congo & Zambezi. An attractively bound book in signed bindings " Bickers & Son, Leicester Sqr.". The school crest on front is Owen's Grammar School (est. 1613). Item #38189