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BRITISH EAST AFRICA - FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR ALBERT COOK, WITH HIS BOOKPLATE & SIGNATURE

Description

frontispiece, plate, folding sketch-map : a history of the formation and work of the Imperial British East Africa Company; hardback, original boards, gilt crest to front, very sl rubbed to outer hinges, foxing to tissue guards, prelims & some pages & margins. Bears the bookplate of Sir Albert Cook & his signature from Makindye. A few pages have Cook's neat ink underlinings with a couple of ink notes in his hand. This book has been around East Africa for many decades & there are signs of this. Nevertheless, given its provenance this is an EXCITING FIND. Almost vg FIRST EDITION

Price

£150.00