Through the Heart of Africa

Melland, Frank H. & Cholmely, Edward H.


WAREHOUSE: African Travel & Exploration (Africa Exploration)

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Being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from Northern Rhodesia, past the Great Lakes, to Egypt, undertaken when proceeding home on leave in 1910 - Melland and Cholmeley set out from Kasama with the intention of traveling to the Nile. Passing through German East Africa near the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the pair bagged leopard and numerous crocodile. In the Bogoma forest near the Albert Nyanza, elephant was hunted, with additional chapters on hunting elephant in the Masindi District in Uganda. An interesting work of travel and sport complete with numerous bicycle breakdowns - Peter Czech.

Hardcover. English. Constable & Company. 1912, First Edition. xvii, 305 pages, photographic frontispiece, 45 black and white photographic plates, folding map at rear showing the authors route in red. In somewhat worn original orange brick cloth with gilt vignette on upper board and gilt titling on spine. Corners bumped, foxing/discoloration to endpapers with mild foxing sporadically throughout. Book No: 2501428


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Through the Heart of Africa

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WAREHOUSE: African Travel & Exploration (Africa Exploration)

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