David Livingstone - Missionary travels and researches in South Africa - 1858

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David Livingstone - Missionary travels and researches in South Africa - 1858
Geschiedenis, Koloniale geschiedenis, Reizen, Verzamelwerken - Aantal: 1

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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Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Geschiedenis, Koloniale geschiedenis, Reizen, Verzamelwerken
Auteur/ Illustrator
David Livingstone
Boektitel
Missionary travels and researches in South Africa
Staat
Redelijk
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1858
Druk
Geïllustreerde druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Harper & Brothers, NY
Band
Harde kaft
Aantal pagina‘s.
730
Afmetingen
24×16 cm
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