Description:New in None as Issued jacket. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace edge wear...New in None as Issued jacket. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace edge wear to soft cover. First published 1960; this is the first Vintage Books edition of the Revised edition of 1971 in which text has been slightly shorted to include 48 color plates and 120 monochrome illustrations. Historical narrative of Western exploration of Central Africa and search for source water of the Nile. The White Nile and the Blue Nile being the two main tributaries of the great river. Volume concentrates on expeditions of the years 1856-1900. Australian-born journalist and author Alan Moorehead (1910-1983) also wrote the complimentary volume, "The Blue Nile" (1961), which steps back further to 1798. Text in 18 chapters, 4 parts: I, The Exploration; II, The Exploitation; III, The Moslem Revolt; and, IV, The Christian Victory, followed by Epilogue and Chronology.
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