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Precis of Information Concerning Somaliland. 1902. Part I. Provisional Issue. Compiled by the Intelligence Division, War Office. 1st Ed thus., vi+160pp., fldg. table (of seasons). Printed for HMSO by Harrison & Sons. 1903  #64164
[HLMainPic] Part I (here offered) contains "Description of the Country Generally" while Part II contained "Road & River Reports." This part includes: Geography of the interior & coast ("Detailed Description - Harbours & Ports" of British, French & Italian Somaliland); Towns & Villages; Communications; Climate & Health; Trade & Products; Inhabitants; History (including the Egyptian Occupation... Abyssinians in Somaliland... The Mullah... Expeditions in 1901...&c); Dockyards & Naval Establishments; Fortifications & Barracks; Land Forces; Strategy & Tactics (Fighting Qualities of the Somalis, &c.). Plus several appendices. Orig. brown printed wraps., chipped & worn, generally sound & rare (150 copies printed). See illustration on our website.   £350


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