We Two in West Africa

MOORE, Decima & Major-General F.G. GUGGISBURG. We Two in West Africa.

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MOORE, Decima & Major-General F.G. GUGGISBURG. We Two in West Africa. London, Heinemann, 1909.

8vo. Original crimson cloth, upper cover with a large gilt vignette of the authors in an African landscape, surmounted by the title in black, spine titled in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xvi, 368; 148 photographic illustrations, some full-page, the majority in text, one sketch map, one folding map at rear, "The West African Chequer Board 1908", and folding, at rear, "The Gold Coast"; light offsetting from endpapers, a very good copy.
First edition. The authors, who were wife and husband, here relate their experiences of West Africa, he as an 'old hand', she as a newcomer. There are chapters on the siege of Coomassie, gold-mining and other such matters.

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