Hodder & Stoughton, 1894, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
tissue-guarded sepia photogravure frontis. portrait plus illustrated throughout by 25 b/w. photographs & 1 b/w. drawing; 14 pages of titles; dedication; preface; contents; & list of illustrations; Rev. Robert Pickering Ashe (1857-1944) was a pioneer missionary in Uganda; In writing these Chronicles of Uganda he was aware that there were already in existence a good many books dealing with Uganda, and that a considerable literature had gathered about the region of Africa wherein Uganda lies; yet he felt that there was still a distinct need for some book which should represent, as a continuous story, the chief events which led up to Uganda's becoming an English Protectorate; and this need he has endeavoured to supply in this book. 2 pages of publisher's adverts to rear. Many uncut pages. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xiv + 480. small mark (insect?) to margin of pages 88/9. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. faint traces of erased signature to fep.. Gilt titles spine with gilt depiction of Ugandan implements in blind-stamped border to front cover. blue cloth. Includes appendices & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel & Places; Africa; Anthropology; Geography & Maps; Uganda; 19th century; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3997.