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Tropical Africa - Henry Drummond

£24.99

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Tropical Africa, by Henry Drummond, was published shortly after the author’s return from his African explorations in 1886; several of the chapters having appeared as magazine articles before their publication in book form. There is considerable breadth of subject-matter; but the man of science, pervaded by a robust, religious spirit, speaks in every chapter. 1
From the geographer’s view-point, the volume possesses greatest value as outlining the water-route to the heart of Africa, by way of the rivers Zambezi and Shire, and as describing some of the great inland lakes. The “geological sketch” and the “meteorological note” are admirable in their way; and the observations upon the white ant, and the mimicry of African insects, evince the gifts of the painstaking and ingenious observer

The originall maps are present and there a number of illustrations

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First ed
Author(s):
Henry Drummond
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1888
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Hodder and Stroghton
Title:
Tropical Africa

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Tropical Africa, by Henry Drummond, was published shortly after the author’s return from his African explorations in 1886; several of the chapters having appeared as magazine articles before their publication in book form. There is considerable breadth of subject-matter; but the man of science, pervaded by a robust, religious spirit, speaks in every chapter. 1
From the geographer’s view-point, the volume possesses greatest value as outlining the water-route to the heart of Africa, by way of the rivers Zambezi and Shire, and as describing some of the great inland lakes. The “geological sketch” and the “meteorological note” are admirable in their way; and the observations upon the white ant, and the mimicry of African insects, evince the gifts of the painstaking and ingenious observer

The originall maps are present and there a number of illustrations

Added value:
First ed
Author(s):
Henry Drummond
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1888
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
228
Publisher:
Hodder and Stroghton
Title:
Tropical Africa

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