The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa; Chief among which Are the Finding of the Lost Livingstone by Stanley, the Explorations of the Great Lakes, the Wonderful Experiences of Sir Samuel W. Baker, in his Remarkable Expedition, with a Small Army, under Royal Authority, to the Central Lake Region by Way of the Nile; the Discoveries of Lieut. Cameron in His Memorable, Overland Journey across the Entire Continent from East to West; and the Crowning Triumph of All, Won by the Daring and Intrepid Stanley, in Facing a Thousand Perils by Savages, Cataracts, Disease, Wild Beasts, and Starvation, but by an Almost Superhuman Heroism, Forcing His Way Down the Dark River 2500 Miles, and Solving the Great Mystery by Proving Livingstone's Lualaba Verily the Headwaters of the Mighty Congo. And thus Opening a Grand Highway from the West Coast...

By: Headley, J.T.

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Fold-out map included. 2 inch split to spine along rear joint, front hinge just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed, 1 inch chip from top corner of front flyleaf. 1878 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 605 pp. 8vo. Includes frontispiece of Henry M. Stanley and dozens of illustrations throughout text. Fold-out map follows text, showing routes of Stanley, Cameron, and Livingstone. An account of various exploratory expeditions through equatorial Africa, focusing primarily on the exploits of Henry Stanley, who is arguably the most notable 19th century explorer of the Dark Continent.KEYWORDS: ADVENTURE EXPLORATION AFRICAN AFRICA

Title: The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa; Chief among which Are the Finding of the Lost Livingstone by Stanley, the Explorations of the Great Lakes, the Wonderful Experiences of Sir Samuel W. Baker, in his Remarkable Expedition, with a Small Army, under Royal Authority, to the Central Lake Region by Way of the Nile; the Discoveries of Lieut. Cameron in His Memorable, Overland Journey across the Entire Continent from East to West; and the Crowning Triumph of All, Won by the Daring and Intrepid Stanley, in Facing a Thousand Perils by Savages, Cataracts, Disease, Wild Beasts, and Starvation, but by an Almost Superhuman Heroism, Forcing His Way Down the Dark River 2500 Miles, and Solving the Great Mystery by Proving Livingstone's Lualaba Verily the Headwaters of the Mighty Congo. And thus Opening a Grand Highway from the West Coast...

Author: Headley, J.T.

Categories: Africa, Early Imprints, Biography, Nautical & Exploration,

Publisher: Hubbard Bros.: 1878

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2207595