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With Stanley's Rear Column

By: Troup, J Rose

Price: $90.25

Publisher: Chapman and Hall Limited, London: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24lc

Condition: Good


361 pages plus plates and map (complete). An elderly copy of this memoir of one of the most typical of Victorian ventures in Africa. When the Mahdists captured Khartoum, the Egyptian administration of the Sudan collapsed. Equatoria, a deep southern province, near Lake Albert was nearly cut off from the outside world. Emin Pasha, a German doctor and naturalist who was Governor of Equatoria had been able to send and receive letters via Buganda and Zanzibar and had been informed in February 1886 by the Egyptian government that Equatoria was to be abandoned. In July of that year, encouraged by ... View more info