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Gaetano Casati

Editorial: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London, 1891
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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TEN YEARS IN EQUATORIA and the RETURN WITH EMIN PASHA Vol II. Major Gaetano Casati Frederick Warne and Co., London 1891 Illustrated Fine Binding. This copy is in very good condition bound in burgundy faux crocodile covered boards with bright gilt and black titling to the spine and the upper board, there is a touch of damp staining to the upper board. There are black endpapers and the page edges are uncut.There is a folded map to a cover mounted wallet to the rear paste down. A dust wrapper is not called for. Gaetano Casati (4 September 1838 - 7 March 1902) was an Italian explorer of Africa, born in Lesmo in upper Italy. After studying at the Academy in Pavia he entered the Italian army in 1859 and served there until 1879. On December 24, 1879, he sailed for Africa under commission of the Società d'Esplorazione Commerciale d'Africa. He followed the course of the Welle river and explored the basin of the Bahr-el-Ghazal. In 1882 he was held prisoner for some time by a native chief. In 1883 he joined Emin Pasha and was shut in with him by the Mahdi insurrection, subsequently lived in the Kingdom of Kabba Rega, was condemned to death by the monarch, but escaped to Lake Albert Nyanza, where Emin Pasha rescued him in 1888. In December. 1889, Casati reached the coast with Emin Pasha and Stanley. Besides reports, he published Dieci anni in Equatoria (two volumes, 1891); English, "Ten Years in Equatoria", 1891), especially valuable for its account of the Niam-Niam, whom he visited in 1883. Ref OO3 Size: 348pp Plus Map. N° de ref. de la librería 014262

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Editorial: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, London

Año de publicación: 1891

Encuadernación: Fine Binding

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: Second Edition.

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