The discovery and exploitation of the African Continent by European explorers. Cassell & Co., published 1893 1st. Edition within this 4 volume set, With plates and maps London and over 500 illustrations.
VOLUME 1. The Guinea traders. The corsairs of Africa. The tale of Timbuctoo. The Niger -- 312 pages
VOLUME 2. The river of Egypt. The great lakes. Across the continent. The Congo -- 312 pages
VOLUME 3. The last of a long tale. The Sahara. The missionaries. The hunters. The international explorers. 312 pages
VOLUME 4 Europe in Africa - Colonies and Colonists - The scramble for an Empire - A continent under Companies.312 pages
Good presentation in green binding. The pages show age toning as can be expected with volumes such as these.
Fascinating detailed account with full descriptions of the African explorers during the exploitation and discovery by Europeans of the African Continent. All the discoveries and challenges met by early explorers and adventurers. Numerous maps and illustrations, mainly line-drawn or reproductions of engravings. Shipping constraints, food supplies, discoveries, coastal forts inland treks and the interactions with the early people's of Africa.
- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- Robert Brown
- Book Title
- The Story of Africa and its Explorers
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Jonathan Cape
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 27×20 cm