GIBBON, Lewis Grassic [James Leslie Mitchell]

Niger: The Life of Mungo Park


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Publisher: Porpoise

Year: 1934

Edition: First

Format: Hardback

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Biography of the missionary and explorer Mungo Park and his search to prove that the Niger and Congo merged. By the author of Sunset Song. Park’s was the first serious western exploration of the upper Niger. Takes a very critical view of Park and his treatment of local people and of the expeditionary force. Inscription to front endpaper otherwise VG in Good dustjacket which has loss to spine and corners, price removed from flap, and is backed (removable) by green paper and enclosed in a removable mylar sleeve. Very scarce in jacket.

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