First Edition 1st Impression Published by Collins London 1956 and 1960 Respectively.......................... Condition Of Books and Dust-Jackets.Two Volume Set Graded Very Good + in Very Good + Dust-Jackets. Lovely clean tight copies with Signed Letter from the Author Laid In to Volume One. There is also in addition a Collins Publisher's Compliments slip laid in.
Thick 8vo Vol 1 750pp Vol 2 748pp Illustrated with several plates and maps. The Maker of Nigeria Lugard. Of missionary parents, Lugard was educated in the UK. The Royal Military College at Sandhurst, joined the Norfolk Regiment. Posted to India and swept into the British imperial advance of the 1880s, he served in the Afghan, Suakin (Sudan), and Burma (Myanmar) campaigns.
An officer with a promising career ahead of him in British India, he experienced a catastrophic love affair with a married woman. Highly strung and undermined by Burma fever, he sought oblivion by following the explorer David Livingstone's lead in.Fighting Arab slave raiders in eastern Africa. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "payton14" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.