London: Kegan Paul Trench, 1886.
First Edition. Hardcover. Good. xvi, 572 pp + ads, with 6 maps (2 folding) and more than 80 illustrations by the author. Ex-library, with bookplate on front pastedown, card pocket at rear. Original pictorial cloth showing the snow-covered peak. Corners bumped, spine cloth brittle and chipping, front hinge a bit wobbly (but basically sound). Text clean. Johnston was an explorer and colonial administrator and author of several highly regarded books on Africa. He produced an excellent map of the Kilimanjaro region and pushed exploration higher than before, reaching c.16,300 feet. Neate J29.