Eight years wanderings in Ceylon. By Sir Samuel W. Baker ...

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The date-code signifies that this copy was printed October Yet, the ads are date-coded "5 G. " leading to the possibility that this copy is from July I own a rebound-in-leather second printing, from October , not one of the original copies that comprise the first printing in 3 issues. All typographical errors have. In Cassell published a blue cloth edition with only 4 of the original 8 full-page color illustrations by A.C. Michael. Whatmore mentions that in one of his copies KING SOLOMON'S MINES the title-page specifies "Eighth Thousand" and also has at the bottom; "" appears at the bottom of pag.

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Price. SIR SAMUEL W. BAKER FIRST EDITION BOOKS A Chronological Synopsis TITLE PUBLISHER DATE THE RIFLE AND THE HOUND IN CEYLON Longman, Green, Brown and Longmans, London. Also published by Lippincott, Philadelphia in EIGHT YEARS’ WANDERINGS IN CEYLON Longman, Green Brown and Longmans, London. Also published by Lippincott.

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by Samuel White Baker. CHAPTER XII. The Pearl Fishery - Desolation of the Coast - Harbor of Trincomalee - Fatal Attack by a Shark - Ferocious Crocodiles - Salt Monopoly - Salt Lakes - Method of Collection - Neglect of Ceylon Hides - Fish and Fishing - Primitive Tackle - Oysters and Penknives - A Night Bivouac for a Novice - No Dinner, but a Good Fire.

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Sir Samuel White Baker, English explorer who, with John Hanning Speke, helped to locate the sources of the Nile River. The son of a merchant, Baker lived on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius (–45) and in Ceylon (–55) before traveling through the Middle East (–60).

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