Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa

Livingstone, David

Published by Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1858
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Full Title: Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. With Portrait; Maps by Arrowsmith; and Numerous Illustrations. xxiv, 732 (4) pp, preface, list of 47 b&w illustrations (steel engravings), Introduction: Personal Sketch; I. The Bakwain Country; II. The Boers; III. Departure from Kolobeng, 1st June, 1849; IV. Leave Kolobeng again for the Country of Sebituane; V. Start in June, 1852, on the last and longest Journey from Cape Town; VI. Kuruman; VII. Departure from the Country of Bakwains; VIII. Effects of Missionary Efforts; IX. Reception at Linyanti; X. The Fever. XI. Departure from Linyanti for Sesheke; XII. Procure Canoes and Ascent the Leeambye; XIII. Preliminary Arrangements for the Journey; XIV. Increasing Beauty of the Country; XV. Message to Masiko, the Barotse Chief, regarding the Captives; XVI. Nyamoana's Present; XVII. Leave Shinte; XVIII. The Watershed between the northern and southern Rivers; XIX. Guides prepaid; XX. Continued Sickness; XXI. Visit a deserted Convent; XXII. Leave Pungo Andongo; XXIII. Make a Detour southward; XXIV. Level Plains; XXV. Colony of Birds called Linkololo; XXVI. Departure from Linyanti; XXVII. Low Hills; XXVIII. Beautiful Valley; XXIX. Confluence of Loangwa and Zambesi; XXX. An Elephant Hunt; XXXI. Kind Reception from the Commandant; XXXII. Leave Tete and proveed down the River; appendix with 2 fold-out maps and 1 fold-out elevation chart. First American Edition, 1858. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown. Only the faintest edge wear with age-toned text block edges, and a closed tear along seam of one of the maps. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with black title plate and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002387

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Title: Missionary Travels and Researches in South ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1858

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Edition: First American Edition.

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