TRAMPS ROUND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON and Through The Back Gate Of The Congo State
TRAMPS ROUND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON and Through The Back Gate Of The Congo State

TRAMPS ROUND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON and Through The Back Gate Of The Congo State

(London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912).

VERY SCARCE AFRICANA. Johnson was a missionary who worked for 5 years in the kingdom of Toro on the African Equator. He writes with affection and clarity of the customs, religious ideas, and prospects for the future development of Central Africa. The book is profusely illustrated with marvelous photographs of the daily life and interests of the people.
“The story of these rambles about the great mountain range of Central Africa cannot fail to foster interest in this distant outpost of the Empire”-T.Buxton. Item #26572

First edition, second impression. Illustrated with 2 maps (1 folding) of the area and with forty-five black and white plates. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered and ruled in gilt on the spine. xxiii, 316 pp. A very fine, very clean and well-preserved copy with just a touch of the typical foxing to the page edges only, the cloth very fresh, rear hinge just a touch shaken.

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Price: $225.00