Robert Brown - The Story of Africa and its Explorers - 1893

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Robert Brown - The Story of Africa and its Explorers - 1893
Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 4

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
4
Subject
Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Robert Brown
Book Title
The Story of Africa and its Explorers
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1893
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
312
Dimensions
27×20 cm
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