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Captain Frederick Elton's Journal of an Exploration of the Limpopo River
(From the Shashi in August 1870)

Item date(s): (1872)

Walter Whall Battiss  (1906-1982) - (copied by)
Frederick Elton  - (text by)

Pages: 17pp
Size: 280mm
Binding: Grommets
Language: English

Place publication: (London)
Publisher: Journal of the Royal Geographical Society

Additional notes:
(These excerpts are from Vol. 42 (XLII) 1872 of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society)

The cover title is written in Battiss's large cursive script to cover the page. It, together with the enclosed map, has been damaged by water. The pages have been grommeted in the following order: Two preliminary pages First: Capt Elton and Second: Distances, followed by numbered pages: 1 (unnumbered), 5, 2, 6, 3, 7, 4, 8-17. The map (which was grommeted before page 1 has come loose) is illustrated over two pages and is titled: Enlarged Portion of Map of Captain Frederick ELTON'S journey 1870. The back cover has a pencil drawing of Njelele freshwater crayfish.

Ref: GB/30282

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