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DE FILIPPI, FILIPPO (EDITOR) / PRINCE LUDWIG AMADEUS OF SAVOY: - Der Ruwenzori. Erforschung und erste Ersteigung seiner höchsten Gipfel. Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1909.

. Pp. xii, 471. With one folding coloured map, 2 folding panoramas, 25 full page plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth. A mint copy of the first German edition. This is a classic mountaineering work of a scientific expedition to the Ruwenzori on the borders of Congo and Uganda in 1906. These snowy mountains drain into the lakes that feed the Nile, making them the true source of the river. Many explorers had tried to ascend these peaks but had never succeded. The Duke's expedition was the first to truly explore and document the range.
EUR 450.00 [Appr.: US$ 535.29 | £UK 387.5 | JP„ 58047] Booknumber: 32022

Total: EUR 450.00 [Appr.: US$ 535.29 | £UK 387.5 | JP„ 58047]

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