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General Report on the Province of Kordofan: Submitted to General C.P. Stone, Chief of the General Staff Egyptian Army, by Major H.G. Prout, Corps of Engineers, Commanding Expedition of Reconnaissance. Made at El-Obeiyad (Kordofan), March 12th, 1876

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dc.contributor.author Prout, Major H.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-08T13:48:07Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-08T13:48:07Z
dc.date.issued 1877
dc.identifier.uri http://digital-ub.uib.no/1956.2/2523
dc.identifier.uri https://digitalt.uib.no/handle/1956.2/2523
dc.description First Edition, with 7 lithographed plates and a folding diagram, 8vo., pp. xii, 210, [1], v [index], [1] [errata leaf], later half green morocco, a very good rare item. en
dc.description This copy is lacking the 4 folding maps. One of the most detailed reports on Kordofan available up to this time. The arrangement of the report is as follows: Part I. Geography, Topography and Inhabitants. Part II. Soil and Water-Supply. Part III. Products, Resources and Commerce. Part IV. Climate. “...he was second in command to R.E. Colston Bey on a reconnaissance if Kordofan, 1875, and took over command after Colston was invalided at al-Ubaiyad; he then led the expedition into Dar Fur; he made valuable reports on Kordofan and Dar Fur including the results of topographical surveys and astronomical observations; promoted qa’immaqam and transferred to Equatoria, he was governor of that province in 1876 in succession to C.G. Gordon Pasha who was appointed governor-general of the Sudan...” (Richard Hill, A Biographical Dictionary of the Sudan, London, 1967). Hill p. 72. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Printing Office of the General Staff, Cairo en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Publications of the Egyptian General-Staff en
dc.title General Report on the Province of Kordofan: Submitted to General C.P. Stone, Chief of the General Staff Egyptian Army, by Major H.G. Prout, Corps of Engineers, Commanding Expedition of Reconnaissance. Made at El-Obeiyad (Kordofan), March 12th, 1876 en
dc.type Report en


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