Lovers on the Nile


Samuel Baker was typical of those upper class Victorian eccentrics who devoted their lives to the cause of adventure and patriotic enterprise.To cut a long story short.On returning from an ambitious foray across the Balkans to Constantinople.He buy’s an Hungarian slave girl in a slave market He was then 38;and she was 17.Florence was her name .She became his mistress and soon his beloved companion.He sets out for the Nile and mounted his own expedition into the interior.An amazing story of lovers on the Nile.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a v/g clean and sharp pictorial d/w.Size 9×6 pp 254,inc,index,notes to text,some b/w plates,inc artists impressions,page map.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.There is a signature and date on the ffe/p.No foxing staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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