London: Chapman and Hall, 1898.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First English edition. xvi, 520 pp with illustrations, index, folding map. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. Corners bumped and rubbed, mild wear to bottom edge. Hourst explored the Niger from Timbuktu to the sea on behalf of the French government, adding much to knowledge of the river and the inhabitants of the surrounding areas.