Segonzac, René de
Voyages au Maroc (1899-1901)
One of the most authoritative exploration travels about Morocco at the turn of the 20th century. First published in 1903 by A. Colin, this latest one comes from the Bibliothèque Nationale du Royaume du Maroc. 607 pages + folding map.
About the author:
Marquis Édouard Marie René Bardon de Segonzac (7 September 1867 – 1962) was a French army officer and explorer. He studied at the Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr before being commissioned and serving in the Ivory Coast where he was accused and acquitted of the murder of a fellow officer. He became renowned as an explorer and adventurer in Morocco and was also posted to Tunisia. In the First World War he became a pilot and received the Legion of Honour and the Croix de Guerre.