The Golden Trade Of The Moors..
Bound in original cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which is sunned and chipped at head and tail of spine; otherwise a good clean copy. 1965 signature on first free endpaper.
Oxford University Press.,
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. vi + [iv] + 281 pp.
Illustrated by 8 maps, including frontispiece (with printed overlay), one plate, 5 maps in text and folding map at end.
Corrected reprint of first edition of 1958. A revision of the author's earlier title, Caravans of the Old Sahara (1933). An account of the trade and caravan routes between north and west Africa across the Sahara. Edward William Bovill (1892-1966) was educated at Rugby and Cambridge and served in the First World War, including the West African Frontier Force. His works as an historian included several titles on African history.
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