Akim-Foo: The History of a Failure

Akim-Foo: The History of a Failure

Code: 10091

£120.00 Approx $160.64, €143.71

Butler (Major W.F.) Akim-Foo: The History of a Failure, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and
route map, 8vo, half calf(map laid down on linen, some foxing and gilt library stamp on spine
and upper cover) London, 1875 


The author was with Sir Garnet Wolseley's expedition against the Ashantees on the West Coast
of Africa, and gives a first hand account of their experiences. The appendix contains copies of
instruction, dispatches, letters, etc. relating to Butler's Mission to Akim.