The Curse of Central Africa

BURROWS, Captain Guy

BURROWS, Captain Guy The Curse of Central Africa

Everett, 1903.

Second impression. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and sky blue. Illustrated with 140 photographic reproductions and black and white maps, with a folding colour map to the rear. A very good copy of an uncommon book, with a little wear to the edges. Ownership inscription to half-title.

A vehement parting shot at the administration of The Congo Free State, in particular revealing its use of violence and economic exploitation, written by a former district commissioner there during the final years of Leopold II's direct rule.

Stock ID: 38289

£450.00

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