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Livingstone"s Africa perilous adventures and extensive discoveries in the interior of Africa by Livingstone, David

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Published by Hubbard bros.; [etc., etc. in Phila, & Boston .
Written in English



  • South Africa,
  • Africa, Central


  • South Africa -- Description and travel,
  • Africa, Central -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Statementfrom the personal narrative of David Livingstone... together with the remarkable success and important results of the Herald-Stanley expedition, as furnished by H. M. Stanley... To which is added a sketch of other important discoveries in Africa, including the celebrated diamond diggings at Colesberg Kopje. Illustrted with numerous engravings...
LC ClassificationsDT731 .L79
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., v-xvi, 3-598 p. incl. front., illus., plate, ports.
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6955622M
LC Control Number05015661

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The book is also compiled in a professional way, and is a book that one can hardly lay down once having started reading it. It is a perfectly fascinating book in every way. I tried following as many of the geographical places as possible with my atlas as well as with the maps Dr. Livingston scetched, and was mostly successful/5(10).   Into Africa by Martin Dugard is a fantastic historical account of the exploration of this largely uncharted continent in the mid s. Dugard compels the reader to consider the many riveting accounts of bravery, persistence and mans indomitable spirit exemplified by Dr. David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley/5. Dr. William Edward Dillon, Navy Surgeon in Livingstone's Africa by Julia Turner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Introduction to the edition. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa () is David Livingstone’s major literary accomplishment. It serves as the primary public statement of both his personal objectives as a missionary and explorer and his theories about the future prospects of south-central Africa.

David Livingstone () was a Scottish missionary and medical doctor who explored much of the interior of Africa. In a remarkable journey in , he became the first European to cross the African continent. Starting on the Zambezi River, he traveled north and west across Angola to reach the Atlantic at Luanda. On his return journey he followed the Zambezi to its mouth on . Livingstones Lifestyle Centre, 18 Waterval Crescent, Woodmead, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa Head Office: () /01/03 Customer Care Line: () /1. Hop on the back of a quad for some great four-wheeled fun and adventure with friends or family. Explore the spectacular landscapes surrounding Livingstone and . The publication of Dr. Livingstone’s Cambridge Lectures () roused almost as much interest as his book, and out of his Cambridge visit came the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa in , on which Livingstone set high hopes during his second expedition to Africa.

David Livingstone (19 March – 4 May ) was a Scottish medical missionary with the London Missionary Society. He wanted to be a missionary, but he could not get many people to convert to Christian beliefs, so instead, he explored and charted much of southern and eastern gave the Victoria Falls their name. He named them after his queen, Queen : 19 March , Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, . : Livingstone's Africa: Perilous Adventures and Extensive Discoveries in the Interior of Africa.: First Edition. With frontispieces of Livingstone and name in pencil from NY on front endpaper. VG+ in terracotta cloth stamped brightly in gilt with fraying to the top and bottom of the spine. A nice clean copy with tight hinges. Contact: E-mail: Telephone: Facsimile: Postal Address: Seasons in Africa [email protected] +27 (0)13 +27 (0)13 Postal Address: PO Box , White River, Mpumalanga, Livingstone is a city in Southern Province of , it served as the province's capital. Lying 10 km ( mi) to the north of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism centre for the Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls. A historic British colonial city, its present population was estimated at , Country: Zambia.