PALMER, Richmond.

The Bornu Sahara and Sudan.

Sometime Resident of the Bornu Province, Nigeria.

London: John Murray, 1936 Stock Code: 133465
£375.00
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First and only edition, one of 500 only.

Sir Herbert Richmond Palmer (1877-1958) was an English barrister who became a colonial supervisor for Britain during the inter-World War period. He served as a Lieutenant Governor in Nigeria, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of The Gambia and Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cyprus where this book was printed, at Nicosia.

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Description

Large quarto. Original green cloth, titles in gilt on spine and front board, top edge green, others untrimmed, with errata leaf. With the orange dust jacket lettered in black.

Illustrations

Photographic frontispiece and 23 similar plates including a double, 2 maps including one folding in pocket at end, and in-text illustrations.

Condition

Faint rubbing, occasional light foxing. An excellent copy in the bright, price clipped dust jacket, a few small closed tears and creases at edges, spine a little sunned.

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