Where Giants Trod: The Saga of Kenya's Desert Lake

By: Brown, Monty

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Light blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound. Inscribed by the author to Elspeth Huxley on the half-title. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Dusjtacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and some creasing to top edge of front cover of jacket.The book chronicles the story of Kenya's northern desert region, including its prehistory, indigenous tribes and a narrative of the white man's efforts to administer the land up to the year 1920. The core of the book is the section that deals with the 13 expeditions to explore Lake Rudolf (Turkana). Organised by a cross-section of Europeans and Americans (including Count Teleki and Count Wickenberg), each had its own tale to tell, each took a different route, and each made its own contribution to geographical knowledge.

Title: Where Giants Trod: The Saga of Kenya's Desert Lake

Author Name: Brown, Monty

Categories: Travel and Exploration,

Publisher: london, Quiller Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 1870948254

ISBN Number 13: 9781870948258

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12

Seller ID: 006164

Keywords: lake turkana, count teleki,