4 volumes. First editions.
A detailed history of Africa starting with brief references to Ptolemy
and early Portuguese and Dutch exploration, but concentrating on
the British commercial and missionary expeditions in the period 1790-1890.
Development of trade in the Gulf of Guinea (West Africa), Timbuctoo,
the Niger River, Mungo Park, the Nile, Great Lakes, source of the Nile.
David Livingstone, Henry M. Stanley, Missionaries in Central Africa.
A hunter's paradise, international explorers, colonisation in west,
east and South Africa. The Scramble for Africa. The involvement of
Germany and Italy in Africa are among the topics covered.
The Guinea Traders - The Corsairs of Africa - The Tale of Timbuctoo - The Niger.
The River of Egypt - The Great Lakes - Across the Continent - The Congo.
The Last of a Long Tale - The Sahara - The Missionaries
The Hunters - The International Explorers.
Europe in Africa - Colonies and Colonists - The Scramble for an Empire
A Continent Under Companies.
A lovely set.
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- Size: 25.5 x 20 cm
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