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BAIKIE, WILLIAM BALFOUR: - Narrative of an Exploring Voyage up the Rivers Kwo'ra and Bi'nue (Commonly Known as the Niger and Ts‚dda) in 1854. London, John Murray, 1856.

. Pp. xvi, 456, adv. (32). With frontispiece, one drawing of the steamship Pleiad and one folding map. Rebound in cloth. Old signature on half title. First edition. In 1854 Baikie joined the British Niger expedition as a surgeon and naturalist. Under his command the steamship Pleiad traversed more than two hundred and fifty miles up the Niger of previously uncharted water. His account includes information about the natural history, commerce, the different tribes and their customs. The appendix is about how Baikie discovered the use of quinine to prevent malaria fever.
EUR 350.00 [Appr.: US$ 423.04 | £UK 302.5 | JP• 45066] Booknumber: 121026

Total: EUR 350.00 [Appr.: US$ 423.04 | £UK 302.5 | JP• 45066]

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