Item #13051 We Two in West Africa. Decima Moore, Major F. G. Guggisberg.

We Two in West Africa

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xvi, 368 pp, with two maps (one folding) and many illustrations from photographs. Original red cloth boards stamped in gilt and black. Spine slant, slight sunning to upper board, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else clean and sound. Decima Moore (1871-1964) was a successful stage actress and singer in London before marrying Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg, an officer in the Royal Engineers. He was appointed director of surveys in the Gold Coast in 1905, and upon returning from their travels three years later, the couple recounted their experiences in alternating chapters.

Item #13051

Price: $200.00

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