David Livingstone - Missionary travels and researches in South Africa - 1858
Missionary travels and researches in South Africa including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa" by David Livingstone
Harper & Brothers, NY - 1858, first American edition - 730p, 24cmx16cm.
Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard, 44 black and white illustrations, 2 folding maps 2 folding maps, folding diagram and 4 pages of publishers advertisements at rear; 2 full page frontispiece ill. of Victoria Falls - condition: fair
This is the First American Edition of one of the most important nineteenth century accounts of African exploration. While exploring the Zambesi River, he discovered the famous Victoria Falls in November, 1855.
David Livingstone (1813 1873) was THE African explorer in the 19th century. Livingstone was active in Africa from the 1840s until his death in 1873 in what is today Zambia. He was very active in several major central African Christian missionary initiatives carried forward in the era of the European "Scramble for Africa".
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