Note: Many of my clients are scholars and researchers seeking specific information related to their field of interest. For their convenience I include the following details directly from this book. Places and Historical Subject Matter Discussed/Illustrated in this Book (See Full Contents Below): Daring Deeds in the Tropics James Bradbury Decorative Pictorial Binding Gilt Africa African Dark Continent Victorian Travel and Exploration Explorers Henry M. Stanley David Livingstone Safari Jungle Expedition Hunting Big Game Wild Animals Savages Cannibals Cannibalism Negro Slavery Slave Trade Tribes Tribal Arabian Arabs Arab Khedive Egypt Egyptian Hippopotamus Elephant Congo Massacre Starvation Disease Witch Doctor Murder Victoria Nyanza Nile Missionary Uganda Tanganika Waterfall Canoe Zanzibar Henry Morton Stanley Explorer Native Tribes Wild Animals Maneaters Emin Pasha. DARING DEEDS IN THE TROPICS.A Thrilling Narrative of Remarkable Adventures, Terrible Experiences, Amazing Achievements and Important Discoveries of Great Travelers in Southern Climes. Giving Graphic Accounts of Great Mysteries for Thousands of Years Unsolved, Terrible Experiences of Starvation and Death, Torturous Overland Journeys through Grand Primeval Forests. Published in 1894 by John E. 9 x 6 pictorial cloth hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD ANTIQUE CONDITION. Exterior as shown in photo. Text is clean and complete. No torn, loose or missing pages. A BRILLIANT HISTORY OF GREAT EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES IN AFRICA, INCLUDING A FULL, AUTHENTIC AND THRILLING ACCOUNT OF HENRY M. STANLEY'S WONDERFUL ADVENTURES INCLUDING HIS FAMOUS SEARCH FOR DR. LIVINGSTONE AND HIS RELIEF OF EMIN PASHA. REPLETE WITH ASTOUNDING INCIDENTS, INCREDIBLE CHALLENGES, MYSTERIOUS PROVIDENCES, GRAND ACHIEVEMENTS, AND GLORIOUS DEEDS, AS REPRESENTED IN THE DEVOTED LIVES AND SPLENDID CAREERS OF SUCH BRILLIANT CHARACTERS AS HENRY M. (CHINESE) GORDON, AND ALL THE OTHER GREAT TRAVELLERS, HUNTERS AND EXPLORERS, WHO, FOR MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND YEARS, HAVE MADE AFRICA A LAND OF WONDERS BY THEIR HEROISM AND UNPARALLELED DARING. A TRUE AND GRAPHIC CHRONICLE OF AFRICAN EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY. ENLIVENED WITH STORIES OF DEVILISH SLAVE TRADERS, MARVELOUS HUNTS AND EXCITING TRUE ADVENTURES AMONG WILD ANIMALS, FEROCIOUS REPTILES, AND CURIOUS AND SAVAGE RACES OF PEOPLE WHO INHABIT THE DARK CONTINENT.
BEAUTIFULLY EMBELLISHED WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS! CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTORY: A Brief Account of Africa Its Ancient Civilization Little Information Extant in Relation to Large Portions of the Continent The Great Yield of Scientific Explorations and Missionary Labor Account of a Number of Exploring Expeditions, including those of Mungo Park, Denham and Clapperton, and others Their Practical Results Desire of Further Information Increased Recent Explorations, notably those of Dr. Stanley, representing the New York " Herald" newspaper. CHAPTER TWO GEOLOGY OF AFRICA ANTIQUITY OF MAN: The General Geological Formation of the Continent The Want of Comprehensive Investigation Singular Facts as to the Desert of Sahara The Question of the Antiquity of Man Is Africa the Birth-place of the Human Race?Opinions of Scientists Tending to Answer in the Affirmative Darwinism. CHAPTER THREE THE RESULTS OF THE EXPLORATIONS IN AFRICA: The Result in Behalf of Science, Religion, and Humanity of the Explorations and Missionary Labors of Dr. Livingstone and Others in Africa Review of Recent Discoveries in Respect to the People and the Physical Nature of the African Continent The Diamond Fields of South Africa Bird's-Eye View of that Division of the World Its Capabilities and Its Wants Christianity and Modern Journalism Dissipating Old Barbarisms, and I. Fading the Way to Triumphs of Civilization. CHAPTER FOUR LIVINGSTONE'S SECOND (AND LAST) EXPEDITION TO AFRICA: Again leaves England, March, 1858 Resigning his position as Missionary for the London Society, he is appointed by the British Government Consul at Kilimane After a brief exploration along the Zambesi, he again visits England Sails on his Final Expedition August 14th, 1865, and proceeds by way of Bombay to Zanzibar Report of his Murder on the shores of Nyassa. CHAPTER FIVE THE HERALD EXPEDITION OF SEARCH: The Great Development of Modern Journalism The Telegraph James Gordon Bennett, Horace Greeley, Henry J. Raymond The Magnitude of American Journalistic Enterprise The Herald Special Search Expedition for Dr.
Livingstone Stanley as a Correspondent The Expedition on its Way Toward Livingstone. STANLEY: His Nativity Early Life Comes to America His Adoption by a New Orleans Merchant His Career during the Civil War Becomes Correspondent of the New York "Herald" Sails for the Island of Crete to enlist in the cause of the Cretans, then at war But changes his mind on arriving there Instead Undertakes a journey through Asia Minor, the Provinces of Russian Asia, etc.
Attacked and plundered by Turkish Brigands Dohertys description Relieved by Hon. Joy Morris, the American Minister Goes to Egypt; to Abyssinia Remarkable success there His sudden call to Paris from Madrid by Mr. Bennett, of the "Herald" Account of the Interview Mr. Stanley goes to find Livingstone in command of the " Herald's" Livingstone Expedition. STANLEY IN AFRICA: The Search for Dr.
Livingstone Energetically Begun Progress Delayed by Wars The Successful Joumey from Unyanyembe to Ujiji in 1871 The "Herald" Cable Telegram Announcing the Safety of Livingstone The Battles and Incidents of this Newspaper Campaign Receipt of the Great News The Honor Bestowed on American Journalism. CHAPTER EIGHT THE MEETING OF LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY: The "Land of the Moon" Description of the Country and People Horrid Savage Rites Journey from Unyanyembe to Ujiji A Wonderful Country A Mighty River Spanned by a Bridge of Grass Outwitting the Spoilers Stanley's Entry Into Ujiji and Meeting with Livingstone The Great Triumph of an American Newspaper. CHAPTER NINE LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY IN AFRICA: The Great Explorer as a Companion His Missionary Labors The Story of His Latest Explorations The Probable Sources of the Nile Great Lakes and Rivers The Country and People of Central Africa A Race of African Amazons Slave Trade A Horrid Massacre The Discoverer Plundered. CHAPTER TEN LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY IN AFRICA, [CONTINUED]: An Exploration of Tanganyika Lake Result Christmas at Ujiji Livingstone Proceeds with Stanley to Unyanyembe Account of the Journey Alleged Neglect of Livingstone by the British Consulate at Zanzibar Departure of the Explorer for the Interior, and of Mr.
CHAPTER ELEVEN INTELLIGENCE OF THE SUCCESS OF THE "HERALD" ENTERPRISE. Stanley's Despatches to the "Herald" They Create a Profound Sensation The Question of Authenticity of his Reports Conclusive Proof Thereof Testimony of the English Press, John Livingstone, Earl Granville, and the Queen of England Herself Mr. Stanley's Reception in Europe At Paris In London The Brighton Banquet Honors from the Queen. LIVINGSTONE STILL IN AFRICA: The Great Explorer Still in Search of the Sources of the Nile His Letters to the English Government on His Explorations Correspondence with Lord Stanley, Lord Clarendon, Earl Granville, Dr. Kirk and James Gordon Bennett, Jr.His Own Descriptions of Central Africa and the Supposed Sources of the Nile The Country and People A Nation of Cannibals Beautiful Women Gorillas The Explorer's Plans for the Future. CHAPTER THIRTEEN THE SLAVE TRADE OF EAST AFRICA: Dr. Livingstone's Letter upon the Subject to Mr. Bennett1 Compares the Slave Trade with Piracy on the High Seas Natives of Inter1or Africa Average Specimens of Humanity Slave Trade Cruelties Deaths from Broken Hearts The Need of Christian Civilization British Culpability. CHAPTER FOURTEEN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM OF AFRICA: Some Account of the Beasts, Birds, Reptiles, and Insects of Africa Livingstone's Opinion of the Lion Elephants, Hippopotami, Rhinoceroses, etc. Wild Animals Subject to Disease Remarkable Hunting Explorations Cumming Slays more than One Hundred Elephants Du Chaillu and the Gorilla Thrilling Incidents Vast Plains Covered with Game Forests Filled with Birds Immense Serpents The Python of South Africa Ants and other Insects. CHAPTER FIFTEEN LIVINGSTONE'S LAST JOURNEY AND DEATH: Dr.
Livingstone anxiously awaits the Recruits and Supplies sent by Mr. Stanley On their Arrival sets out Southwestward on his Last Journey Reaches Kisera, where Chronic Dysentery seizes him He refuses to yield; but pushes on, till Increasing Debility compels him to stop and retrace his steps He sinks rapidly, and on May 4th Breathes his Last His attendants take Necessary Precautions to Insure the Return of the Corpse to England Letter from Mr. Holmwood, Attache of the British Consulate at Zanzibar. CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE CORPSE BORNE TO ENGLAND AND LAID IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY: The Body of Dr.Livingstone Borne to Unyanyembe by his Attendants, and thence to Zanzibar The British Consul-General sends it, with the Doctor's Papers, Books, etc. To England Arrival at Southampton, and at London The People Vie in Tributes of Respect The Funeral The Grave in Westminster Abbey.
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN FURTHER DETAILS OF THE DEATH OF LIVINGSTONE: The Last Night Expires in the Act of Praying Council of the Men Noble Conduct of Chitambo The Preparation of the Corpse Honor Shown to Dr. Livingstone Interment of the Heart at Chitambo's Homeward March from Ilala Illness of all the Men Deaths The Luapulu Reach Tanganyika Leave the Lake Cross the Lambalamfipa Range Immense Herds of Game News of East Coast Search Expedition Confirmation of News Avant Couriers sent Forward to Qnyanyembe Chuma Meets Lieut. Cameron Sad Death of Dr. Dillon The Body Effectually Concealed Arrival on the Coast. CHAPTER EIGHTEEN THE ANGLO-AMERICAN EXPEDITION: Henry M.
Stanley's New Mission The Unfinished Task of Livingstone The Commission of Mr. Stanley by the "Daily Telegraph" of London and the New York " Herald " to Command the New Expedition to Central Africa Mr. Stanley's Arrival at Zanzibar Fitting Out his Expedition and Enlisting Many of his Old Captains and Chiefs Sets Sail for the West Coast of the Zanzibar Sea and Towards the Dark Continent Arrival at Bagamoyo Completes his Forces and Takes Up his Line of March Inland Incidents Attending his March to Mpwapwa. CHAPTER NINETEEN STANLEY'S ROUTE TO VICTORIA NYANZA: Spends Christmas at Zingeh The Rainy Season Sets In Famine or Scarcity of Food Half-Rations Extortionate Chiefs Levy Blackmail Arrival at Jiweni Through Jungle to Kitalalo The Plain of Salina " Not a Drop of Water " Bellicose Natives Trouble with Many of his Followers Valuable Services Rendered him by Frank and Edward Pocock and Frederick Barker Frequent Quarrels The Trials of Stanley Camp at Mtiwi Terrible Rain Storm, and Sad Plight of Stanley and his People Neetmok Misled by his Guide, is Lost in a Wild of Low Scrub and Brush Terrible Experiences Starvation Impending Sends for Relief to Suna in Urimi The Welcome Meal of Oatmeal A Singular Cooking Utensil Death of Edward Pocock The Weary March from the Warimi to Mgongo Tembe The Beautiful Usiha Reaches Victoria Nyanza, February 27th, 1875 Enters Kagehyi Receives its Hospitalities The End of a Journey of 720 miles in 103 days. CHAPTER TWENTY EXPLORATION OF VICTORIA NYANZA: Preparing the Lady Alice for Sea Selects his Crew The Start for the Circumnavigation of Lake Victoria Afloat on the Lake A Night at Uvuma Barmecide Fare Message from Mtesa Camp on Soweh Island An Extraordinary Monarch Mtesa, Emperor of Uganda Arrival at the Imperial Capital Glowing Description of the Country A Grand Mission Field The Treachery of Bumbireh Saved!
Refuge Island Return to Camp at Kagehyi. CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO WESTWARD ALONG THE CONGO TO THE ATLANTIC: Surveys Lake Tanganyika Settles the Question of the River Luguka An Outbreak of Small-pox and Fever in Ujiji Causes Stanley to Depart Pushes his way along the Right Bank of the Lualala to the Nyangwe Overland Through Uregga Brought to a Stand-still by an.Impenetrable Forest Crosses over to the Left Bank Northeast Uskusa Dense Jungles Opposed and Harassed by Hostile Savages Assailed Night and Day The Progress of the Expedition almost Hopeless Deserted by Forty of his Porters Takes to the River as the only Chance to Escape Pass the Cataracts by Cutting a Road through Thirteen Miles of Dense Forest for the Passage of the Lady Alice and the Canoes Almost Incessantly Fighting the Savages Threatened with Starvation Three Days without Food Meet with a Friendly Tribe with whom they Barter for Supplies Many Falls and Furious Rapids Again Attacked by a more War-like Tribe, armed with Firearms Almost Starved and Worn-Out with Fatigue, reaches Isangila Leaves the River Terrible Sufferings of his People Relief from Embomma Reach Embomma Kabinda and Londa Sail for Cape of Good Hope Thence Return by Steamer to Zanzibar Close of the Expedition. CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE THE WONDERFUL RESOURCES OF THE CONGO: The Messengers of King Leopold II. CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR FOUNDING OF THE FREE CONGO STATE: The International Association seeks Recognition from Foreign Powers Treaty between England and Portugal Earl Granville Claims of Portugal Concession of England Protest of the United Stales Opposition in England King Leopold Obtains the Assistance of the German Chancellor and the Sympathies of the French Republic Prince Bismarck Protests Letter to Baron de Courcel, Frencli Ambassador at Berlin The Baron's Reply France and Germany in Accord Call for a Conference of the Powers at Berlin Conference Assembles Prince Bismarck Opens the Conference with an Address Stating its Object Mr. Stanley a Delegate Asked to give his Views Mr. Stanley's Suggestions Deliberations of the Conference Results of the Conference Protocol Signed by all the Plenipotentiaries The United States the first to Publicly Recognize the Flag of the Free Congo State Honors to Mr. Emin Effendi Meets with Gordon Receives the post of Commander of Lado, together with the Government of the Equatorial Provinces Death of General Gordon and Retreat of Lord Wolseley's Army Becomes Dependent upon his own Resources, after all Communication with the Egyptian Government is Cut Off Encompassed by Hostile Tribes, is Lost to the Rest of the World A Resume of what he Effected in his Administration of Public Affairs His Diary Extracts sent to Friends Insurrection, and Invasion of the Province by the Mahdi's Forces His Position very Critical Excites the Sympathy of the Whole World. CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX THE EMIN BEY RELIEF EXPEDITION: Public Opinion in England A Relief Committee Organized Subscription of Funds to Defray Expenses of an Expedition Henry M.
Stanley called to England by Cable Accepts Command of the Relief Expedition Stanley's Opinion as to the Character of the Expedition and the best Route Reaches Zanzibar Meets Tippu-Tib Supplied with 600 Carriers Dohertys description Consents to Accompany Stanley Sails for the Mouth of the Congo, February 25th Reaches the Aruwimi in June Leaves a Rearguard at Yambuya Advance towards Albert Nyanza along the Valley of the Aruwimi Startling Rumors Stanley and Emin Reported to be in the Hands of the Arabs A Letter in Proof Received from a Mahdist Officer in the Soudan News of Disasters on the Congo Murder of Dr. Jamieson The Gloomy News Regarding Stanley's Fate The Opinion of Thomson, the African Traveller News of Stanley's Arrival at Emin's Capital received December, 1888 First News from Stanley Himself, April 3d, 1889 Full Account of his March, and the Terrible Experiences Suffered from Yambuya to the Albert Nyanza.
CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN MEETING OF STANLEY AND EMIN PASHA: Emin Pasha Arrives by Steamer, Accompanied by Signor Casati and Mr. CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERIES EN ROUTE: Finds that Baker has Made an Error Altitudes of Lake Albert and the Blue Mountains Vacovia Discovers the Lofty Ruevenzori The Nile or the Congo? The Semliki River The Plains of Noongora The Salt Lakes of Kative New Peoples Wakonyu of the Great Mountains The Awamba Wasanyora Wanyora Bandits Lake Albert Edward The Tribes and Shepherd Races of the Eastern Uplands Wamyau Kori Wanyaruwamba Wazinya A Harvest of New Facts The Importance of Stanley's Addition to the Victoria Nyanza. CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE FROM THE ALBERT NYANZA TO THE INDIAN OCEAN: Emin Pasha's Indecision Much Time Wasted Stanley Grows Impatient Jephson's Report Stanley Demands Positive Action, and Threatens to March Homeward on February 13th Receives Emin's Reply, Accepting the Escort, on the Day he had Proposed to Begin his Return March Stanley Furnishes Carriers to Help him Up with his Luggage Stanley Greatly Hindered by the Suspicions of the Natives Convalescent from his Recent Severe Illness, Stanley leaves Kavalli with his United Expedition, for the Indian Ocean, April 12th Letter of Lieutenant W. Stairs Reaches Ursulala Stanley's Letter to Sir Francis de Winston Expeditions Fitted Out and Forwarded to the Interior to Meet Stanley Stanley reaches Msuwah November 29th Meets the "Herald" Commissioner Reaches Mbiki, December 1st Kigiro, December 3d Bagamoyo, December 4th Grand Reception Accorded Stanley at Bagamoyo Enter Zanzibar December 5th Sad Accident Befalls Emin Pasha Seriously, if not Fatally, Injured The End of a Remarkable and Extraordinary Expedition The Closing Words of Stanley's Story.There may be slight variations in foxing/toning, etc. Remember folks, this is an 1894 First Edition.
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