Tippoo Tib. Dr. H. Brode.
Tippoo Tib
Tippoo Tib

Tippoo Tib

London: Edward Arnold, 1907. First. Hardcover. The story of a Central African Despot narrated from his own accounts.2 254 pp, ill. large folding map in rear. Not only is this great story of African travel, adventure and slave raiding but it is also a remarkable picture of Africa before and during its transition into the hands of the white man. Dr Brode was consular representative at Zanzibar and he succeeded in getting Tippoo Tib to write his own autobiography in Swahili and then had it translated for the European market. A great story. VG to vg+ in original cloth AND with the bookplate of noted explorer/author WILFRID THESIGER. A tremendous association copy. VG to vg+. Item #6026

Price: $2,400.00