This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...out of the stem of the banana, with twigs as masts and leaves for sails. The influence of one example had, it seemed to me, already ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...out of the stem of the banana, with twigs as masts and leaves for sails. The influence of one example had, it seemed to me, already produced fruit here, and the efforts of the little ones proved to me that the natives needed but one or two more such examples to stimulate them to similar enterprises. Future explorers will find many ready to imitate bold Saramba's conduct as guides, and the Wasukuma may become in future as docile boatmen as they are capable porters and steady travellers on land. Then came sickness. The African fever having found my frame weakened from privations attacked me vigorously one day after another. Three fevers reduced me 7 lbs. in weight. But I quininized myself thoroughly from dawn of day to set of sun, and on the fifth day stepped out, sallow, pale, weak, and trembling, it is true, with jaundiced eyes, palpitating heart, and ringing ears--but the fever had been conquered. Where was Magassa with his canoes? Day after day we hoped and wished he would appear, but his canoes were never sighted on the horizon, and we finally 1875. abandoned all hope of seeing him, or of being able May 7-i5. reaclj Uganda by water. "We prepared therefore to Kagehyi. marcn overlancl by way of Mwere' through King Rworaa's country. We made no secret of it. Kaduma was informed, and he communicated it to everyone, and so it soon came to Rwoma's ears. But King Rwoma, being an ally of Mirambo, entertained a strong objection to Wangwana, and he had exaggerated ideas of the appearance of the white men who were at Kagehyi. Some silly child of nature had told him there was a white man at Kagehyi with " long red hair, and great red eyes"--it was probably Frank, though a libellous caricature of him certainly--and the report induced Rwoma to...Read Less
New. 180 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1878 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Volume-1) (Original publisher: London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington)
New. pp. 180. Vol-3, Pages 180 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back(1878). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
New. This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington in London, 1878. This book is in English. This book contains 587 pages. This book contains color illustrations.
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