Lot 157

North Africa - EMILY (Dr Jules). Mission Marchand. Travel diary of Dr. J. Emily, second class doctor of the colonial troops. Illustrated with one hundred and seventeen engravings taken out of text and a black map. Paris, Hachette & Cie, 1913.
In-4 of VI-378 pp., night-blue half sorrow, decorated spine with nerves, cover and spine preserved (modern rel.).
117 photographic ill. in 72 plates and a folding map.
Numa Broc: "His publications on Mission Marchand and Fachoda remain indispensable to the historian".
Slight scattered freckles, large margins. Very nice copy.
We add : DEROO (Eric) La Grande traversée de l'Afrique. [1896 - Congo - Fachoda - Djibouti - 1899]. The photographic album of the Merchant Mission. Paris, LBM-ECPAD (public establishment for the restoration and enhancement of military heritage and archives), 2010. In oblong folio, brown canvas cardboard under colour dust jacket of the edition 64 pp. of presentation, French/English and 214 pp. for the two albums of the restored photographs, about 500, of Captain Baratier. In total, 288 pp. with the tables. Very beautiful document, perfectly complementary to Dr. Emily's Journal de route.