A Sailor in the Sahara: The Life and Travels in Africa of Hugh Clapperton, Commander RN :: Jamie Bruce Lockhart

A Sailor in the Sahara: The Life and Travels in Africa of Hugh Clapperton, Commander RN :: Jamie Bruce Lockhart soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London & New York: I. B. Tauris, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps; References; Frontispiece;

From the cover: Hugh Clapperton was one of the greatest 19th-century explorers of Africa. Seemingly forgotten for years, he is now brought to life in Jamie Bruce Lockharts magnificent biography.

Clapperton was born in Annan in the Scottish borders in 1788 into a family typical of the Scottish Enlightenment and Borders region gentry with strong traditions of serving in the armed forces, the medical profession and the Church. He was well educated but, scorning family tradition, he went to sea in 1802 as a junior deckhand in the merchant navy. Clapperton, like many Scots of his generation, saw service at sea as …

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xv) 297 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Exploration catalogue?

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