Woodcuts preceded moveable type and are the earliest known printing technology. A single gathering of a quarto book, then, would be a sheet folded twice, containing four leaves, eight pages of text. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne. So-called because much of the raw material originally came from the tanneries of North Africa other types of goatskin bindings denoting regions of origin include levant, turkey, niger. A week passed away, and I was obliged to purchase meat and flour from Eddrees, the lieutenant who commanded the Turks' party of nine men.
While this makes it impossible to read all of the pages, it also indicates a probability that the text block has not been altered since leaving the printer. Adda, a chief of Latooka, i. Far from appreciating my ideas of fair play, he immediately rose from his chair, and without taking leave he walked out of the hut, attended by his people. A book may have more than one first edition in cases. Original cloth clean and fresh, gilt bright.
Can be tooled in gilt or blind. From my youth I had been inured to hardships and endurance in wild. A book may be uncut but opened—i. This Book has been Viewed 649 Time s. Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of 1000 copies, followed by a second printing of 2500 copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of 1000 copies, and a first edition, second printing of 2500 copies. I had not the presumption to publish my intention, as the sources of the Nile had hitherto defied all explorers, but I had inwardly determined to accomplish this difficult task or to die in the attempt. Abbai, a little motherless slave adopted by Mrs.
Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep. Alexandra Fuller Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. Baker's account of his discovery of the last great source of the Nile, Speke and Grant having established Lake Victoria Nyanza as the source of the White Nile and Bruce discovering the source of the Blue. Africa, commerce with the interior, i.
Africa, commerce with the interior, i. The first editions of this important work are becoming difficult to find. The cattle are the wealth of the country, and so rich are the , Latookas in oxen that ten or twelve thousand head are housed in every large town ; thus the natives are ever on the watch, fearing. The Albert Nyanza, great basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile sources. By changing the areas of the plate that are exposed and the length of time the plate is submerged in the acid bath, the engraver can obtain fine and varying shades of gray that closely resemble watercolor washes. The Albert Nyanza, great basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile sources. For some items, we can also email digital photographs.
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Typically above 14 inches tall. Achmet, an Egyptian servant, ii. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher. The next morning I heard that he had considered himself poisoned by the tartar-emetic, but that he was now well. The process allowed illustrations to more closely resemble the original drawings, paintings or sketches, as it gave the lithographer a freedom of line impossible to achieve in earlier intaglio and relief processes. I told him plainly that I could not mix myself up with his quarrels; that I travelled with only one object, of doing good, and that I would harm no one unless in self-defence, therefore I could not be the aggressor; but that should Fowooka and Rionga attack his position I should Chap.
We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, checks and wire transfer. Aboukooka, the establishment of a French trader, i. Abou Hamed, town of, i. I gave this man a double-barrelled gun, and he behaved well. The importance of the debate over the source of the Nile, combined with Baker's very readable writing style, made his books enormously popular, with the result that they were reprinted a great many times over the following years.
Sometimes refers to a volume given by a notable donor. Reseña del editor This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Warning: These citations may not always be complete especially for serials. Not uncommon in older, larger books, it is not considered a defect, so long as all integral leaves are present. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition. Illustrated with 2 maps, one of which is a large fold-out, portrait frontispiece, 14 fine plates, and 23 illustrations within the text.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher. A very nice copy in the original cloth. The woodblock, or multiple blocks, can be fit into the page along with the type, allowing text and illustrations to be printed in the same print run and share the same page not possible with engravings, which require thicker, damp paper and much more force; nor with lithographs, which require a different printing process altogether. Albert N'yanza, Expedition to dis- cover the Lake as the source of the Me, i. If you are interested in an item from one of our catalogues or our website and would like more information before ordering it, please give us a call; one of our salespeople will be happy to speak with you and answer any questions that you might have.