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1898 1ed Mission to Menelik Africa Nile River Sudan
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1898 1ed Mission to Menelik Africa Nile River Sudan Voyage Illustrated MAPS



Gleichen served with the Grenadier Guards on the Nile in 1884-85, and later at Dongola in the Sudan in 1896. In an attempt to establish relations with the Abyssinian King Menelik, the British government sent a mission, which proved highly successful. Both parties recognized the trading rights of the other and Menelik proclaimed the Mahdists of the neighboring Sudan as enemies. Gleichen, accompanied the mission as an Intelligence Office, and was in charge of water arrangements. His book ‘With the Mission to Menelik’ is an account of the mission as he recollects. Gleichen includes details of life in Addis Ababa, aspects of Abyssinian culture, natives along the voyage, and much more.



This 1898 first edition includes 9 full-page photogravure engravings, 2 fold-out maps, and numerous illustrations throughout!



Item number: #9282

Price: $350



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With the mission to Menelik, 1897



London: Edward Arnold, 1898. First Edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

[xi], 363, 2 folding maps, [32]

9 plates

2 folding maps

Language: English

Binding: Hard Cover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)



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1898 1ed Mission to Menelik Africa Nile River Sudan Voyage Illustrated MAPS



Gleichen served with the Grenadier Guards on the Nile in 1884-85, and later at Dongola in the Sudan in 1896. In an attempt to establish relations with the Abyssinian King Menelik, the British government sent a mission, which proved highly successful. Both parties recognized the trading rights of the other and Menelik proclaimed the Mahdists of the neighboring Sudan as enemies. Gleichen, accompanied the mission as an Intelligence Office, and was in charge of water arrangements. His book ‘With the Mission to Menelik’ is an account of the mission as he recollects. Gleichen includes details of life in Addis Ababa, aspects of Abyssinian culture, natives along the voyage, and much more.



This 1898 first edition includes 9 full-page photogravure engravings, 2 fold-out maps, and numerous illustrations throughout!



Item number: #9282

Price: $350



GLEICHEN, Count



With the mission to Menelik, 1897



London: Edward Arnold, 1898. First Edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

[xi], 363, 2 folding maps, [32]

9 plates

2 folding maps

Language: English

Binding: Hard Cover; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!







9282

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Excellent

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