PRISTINE FIRST EDITION IN FULL CALF
BAKER, Samuel White ~ ISMAILIA: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, Organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
London: Macmillan, 1874
2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An exceptionally fine set in full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt prize block to the upper boards and very neat inscription, dated 1876, to the second blank. Embellished with maps, one folding and over 50 full page illustrations. A superb set of this work in which Baker gives the account of the Khedive of Egypt's expedition, commanded by Baker himself, to suppress the slave trade in Central Africa.