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Ethnographic investigations of East Africa  

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Mittelungen über meine Reise nach Äquatorial-Ost-Afrika und Uganda 1896-1897

Schoeller, Max


Verlag von Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen)



3 volumes. Vol I: [8], 262, [2], 27, [4] pp. + 47 lithographed plates + 1 (of 2) collotype plate from photograph; Vol. II: [4], 329, [4], [2], 34 pp. + 2 collotype plates from photographs + 101 woodcut plates + 2 chromolithographed plates; Vol. III: [5] pp. + 16 folding color maps. 27.3x18 cm (11x7¼"), original full suede. First Edition.

Rare account of a scientific and ethnographic expedition to Equatorial East Africa and Uganda by the German ethnographer and heir to the Schoeller sugar fortune. His companions included Alfred Kaiser and Carl Georg Schilling. The studies were detailed and valuable, with numerous depictions of the peoples and artifacts of the regions, and important maps of the interior.

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Volume I covers stained; lacking the frontispiece to Vol. I; else very good.

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