8°.  title page and index, III, 258 pp.copy of a typescript with black and white full page and folding illustrations, , Ill., paste down folding map, , contemporary grey binding with grey linen spine and paste down title on the cove and spine (Very Good, old owner's name on the first endpaper).
A rare dissertation on an Austrian orientalist was published in Vienna in 1971. The book includes copies of documents, including manuscripts in Arabic language and a folding map, embracing the area of the Upper and Blue Nile.
Major-General Rudolf Anton Carl Freiherr von Slatin, (1857 – 1932) was an Austrian born soldier, explorer, administrator in the Turkish-Egyptian Sudan, and inspector-general of Sudan under the Anglo-Egyptian government in that country.
We could only trace one example in libraries worldwide (Austrian National Library 1097485-C NEU MAG). This is a contemporary copy of the original typescript.