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BAKER, Sir Samuel W.

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  1. 119253
    Second edition of Baker's account of the 1861-5 Nile expedition, "one of the most important narratives of African exploration during the Victorian era" (ODNB). The discovery of Albert N'yanza as one of the sources of the White Nile was the pinnacle of Baker's career as an African explorer, and his achievement was made all... Learn More
    £350

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  2. 119290
    First edition of Baker's second account of the 1861-5 Nile expedition, "a classic of exploration and big game hunting" (Czech), expanding on The Albert N'yanza, published the previous year. The Nile Tributaries describes the fourteen months Baker spent exploring in Abyssinia between April 1861 and June 1862. He established... Learn More
    £2,500

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  3. 119264
    First edition. In 1869 "the Khedive Isma'il appointed Baker to a four-year term as governor-general of the equatorial Nile basin, with the rank of pasha and major-general in the Ottoman army. It was the most senior post a European ever received under an Egyptian administration. According to the khedive's firman, Baker's... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 119264

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