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SPEKE, John Hanning.

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  1. 119227
    SPEKE, John Hanning. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

    Edinburgh and London : 1863

    First edition. Dispatched by Burton from Tabora to verify reports of a large body of water to the north of Lake Tanganyika, Speke made the discovery of Victoria Nyanza on 3 August 1858 and immediately pronounced it to be the source of the Nile. Once back in London the strained relationship between the two explorers was finally sundered by the acclaim... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 119227

  2. 117318
    SPEKE, John Hanning. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

    Edinburgh and London : 1863

    First edition. Dispatched by Burton from Tabora to verify reports of a large body of water to the north of Lake Tanganyika, Speke discovered Victoria Nyanza on 3 August 1858 and immediately pronounced it to be the source of the Nile. Back in London the strained relationship between the two explorers was finally sundered by the acclaim greeting Speke's... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 117318

  3. 129565
    SPEKE, John Hanning. Journal of The Discovery of The Source of The Nile.

    New York & London : 1864

    First edition, first printing. An attractively bound copy. Learn More
    £695.00

    Stock Code: 129565

  4. What led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.
    SPEKE, John Hanning. What led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

    Edinburgh and London : 1864

    First edition. Undoubtedly the less common of Speke's two books on his exploration of the African lake regions, containing his accounts of the momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika. Although it was published the year following his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, this work documents the first expedition arranged by... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 91122

  5. 119215
    SPEKE, John Hanning. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

    Edinburgh and London : 1864

    First edition of Speke's account of his momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, undoubtedly less common that his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, especially so in collector's condition; this copy in a variant binding with smaller lettering on the spine and "Capt. Speke" with the letter "t" in superscript. Although it... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 119215

  6. 119216
    SPEKE, John Hanning. What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

    Edinburgh and London : 1864

    First edition of Speke's account of his momentous discovery of Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, undoubtedly less common that his Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, especially so in collector's condition. Although it was published the year after the Journal, this work documents the first expedition arranged by the Royal Geographical Society,... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 119216

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