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Speke, John Hanning--Oliver, Daniel
BOTANY OF THE SPEKE AND GRANT EXPEDITION… COLLECTED DURING THE JOURNEY OF THE LATE CAPTAIN J.H. SPEKE AND CAPTAIN (NOW LIEUT.-COL.) J.A. GRANT FROM ZANZIBAR TO EGYPT. [LONDON: TAYLOR AND FRANCIS, 1872]
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Speke, John Hanning--Oliver, Daniel
BOTANY OF THE SPEKE AND GRANT EXPEDITION… COLLECTED DURING THE JOURNEY OF THE LATE CAPTAIN J.H. SPEKE AND CAPTAIN (NOW LIEUT.-COL.) J.A. GRANT FROM ZANZIBAR TO EGYPT. [LONDON: TAYLOR AND FRANCIS, 1872]
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Speke, John Hanning--Oliver, Daniel
BOTANY OF THE SPEKE AND GRANT EXPEDITION… COLLECTED DURING THE JOURNEY OF THE LATE CAPTAIN J.H. SPEKE AND CAPTAIN (NOW LIEUT.-COL.) J.A. GRANT FROM ZANZIBAR TO EGYPT. [LONDON: TAYLOR AND FRANCIS, 1872]
4to (290 x 225mm.), 190pp., drop-head title dated 1871, folding coloured map by W. and A.K. Johnston, 136 plain lithographed plates by and after W.H. Fitch, modern red half morocco gilt by Lewis & Harris, pp.103/104 duplicated (leaf P2 appears to be from an earlier state and leaf Q1 from a later state), without 2 preliminary leaves, new endpapers, minor scattered spotting and staining
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Nissen BBI 1468

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­"Fitch remains the most outstanding botanical artist of his day in Europe" (Blunt, The Art of Botanical Illustration).

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