Title:RUWENZORI An Account of the Expedition of H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy Duke of the Abruzzi
Author:De Filippo, Filippo
Price:GBP£175.00 (about USD$229.88)
Publisher:Archibald Constable, London, 1909
Dust Jacket:No Dustjacket
Archibald Constable, 1909, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket, Second Impression, Illustrated By: Victorio Sella
.. 4 to . xvi, 403 pgs. t.e.g. Coloured frontis, numerous photo ills, 32 plates including fold out panoramas and 5 maps (3 coloured at end of volume). Professionally reset in the original binding with new end papers. Some loss of glazed finish to binding, and gilt on spine faded. Owner signature on half title (crossed out) else contents clean and sound with no defects of note. A sound copy. Translated from the Italian by Caroline de Felippi. A detailed account of the expedition April to September 1906 to explore the snow range of Ruwezori, upon the borders of Congo and Uganda. It includes the data of observations and all the facts upon which the geographical and scientific results of the epedition are based. De Filippi was not a member of the expedition and the account is derived from the diaries of the expedition members and benefits from the superb photographs taken by Vittorio Stella. Illustrator: Victorio Sella . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Topography; Inventory No: 9052.