1885 Thurn - Perkins - MOUNT RORAIMA ASCENT - British Guiana - COLOR MAP - 8
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Sir Richard F. Burton
Everard im Thurn
First to Summit Mount Roraima - British Guiana
Two Accounts and a Map
Titles: The Ascent of Mount Roraima. Notes on a Journey to Mount Roraima, British Guiana.
Authors: Everard im Thurn; H.I. Perkins
Publisher: London: Edward Stanford, 1885. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society.
Notes & Condition: 8vo. Two accounts contained in one issue, pertaining to the same expedition. 25, 15 pages respectively, plus a two-part folding colour maps, in the first showing Thurn's route of exploration, and secondly illustrating topographical surveys of Mts. Roraima and Kukenam. Thurn was successful in ascending Mount Roraima, being the first to accomplish this previously insurmountable feat! At the time... read more