The Nile Basin and Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile, by James MacQueen. Richard Francis Burton, James M'Queen.

The Nile Basin and Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile, by James MacQueen

London: Frank Cass, 1967. Hardcover. 3 maps, xxxvii, iv, [5]-195p. Green cloth-backed boards. dj. 21cm. Jacket foxed and rather worn. Reprint of the London first edition of 1864 with the addition of a lengthy new Introduction by Robert O. Collins. Burton included M'Queen's highly partisan and ill-founded attack on Speke to bolster Burton's own efforts to discredit his former companion. Includes a lengthy preface by Burton (pp. 5-30). Very Good / Good. Item #79853

Price: $75.00

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