CAIRO TO KISUMU. Egypt - The Sudan - Kenya Colony

(Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1923).

FIRST EDITION OF one of the most desirable entries in the Carpenter’s World Travels Series in which the author speaks familiarly of countries and peoples around the globe based on three hundred thousand miles of travel experience. The extensive black and white photographs, mostly taken by the author himself, along with Carpenter’s casual and personal writing style, take the reader to these exotic locales while in the comfort of a favorite chair. Item #22209

First Edition. With 115 illustrations from original photographs on plates and two folding maps in colour. 8vo, original blue cloth pictorially decorated on the upper cover featuring a camel and the Great Pyramid in gilt, blue and brown, the spine gilt lettered. xiv, 313. A handsome copy, very good indeed, bright and well preserved, some minor foxing to the preliminaries as would be typical, separation of the paper at the paste-down and free-fly, the binding still firm and strong.

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Price: $65.00