Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa 1822-1824 Dixon Denham ~Bornu Empire, Chad, Niger, Libya, Sahara, Murzuk


Title: Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the Years 1822, 1823, and 1824, extending across the Great Desert tot he Tenth Degree of Northern Latitude, and from Kouka in Bornou, to Sackatoo, the Capital of the Felatah Empire. With an Appendix [...] by the Survivors of the Expedition

Author: Major Dixon Denham, Captain Hugh Clapperton, and the Late Dr. [Walter] Oudney / [Appendix by A. Salame, Esq.]

Description: First American edition. Quarter cloth with plain papered boards; paper title label on spine. Spine material chipped. Inner hinges good. Foxing. Three maps (2 fold-outs), one fold-out plate and a handful of in-text illustrations. lxiv, 255, iv, 104, plus appendix 112 p.

Narratives of the British expedition to the interior and central parts of Northern Africa and the Bornu Empire in 1822-24, conducted by Dixon Denham, Dr. Walter Oudney and Hugh Clapperton.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good

Publisher: Boston: Cummings, Hilliard & Co. and Carey and Lea, Philadlephia
Year: 1826

Keywords: travel, exploration, history, Sahara, Lake Chad, Western Africa, Murzuk, Bornu Empire, Tchad, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Libya, Tripoli,

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