FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger

FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger

(London and New York: E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1899).

FIRST EDITION OF THIS EARLY AND IMPORTANT WORK ON THE FRENCH IN WEST AFRICA. Lieut. Hourst made his journey and exploration of the Niger by boat along the Niger River. He operated under command of the French Government and aided greatly in the establishment of French expansion in Africa. Item #29885

First edition. With a portrait frontispiece, 190 illustrations throughout, and a folding map at the rear of the volume. Large 8vo, publisher's oriignal navy-blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine. xvi, 512, index pp. A fine and bright copy of this scarce book.

Price: $225.00