In 1851 he departed Scotland to begin the 90 day voyage to Durban. He partook in the three hunting trips in Zululand between 1852 and 1856. Exploring the Transvaal in 1857 and venturing to Lake Ngami in 1858, becoming the second white man to see the famed Victoria Falls. On this trip he met up with acclaimed naturalist and explorer, Dr Livingstone. This book is a compilation of his journals, whereby he describes in vivid detail, his discomforts, his brushes with death as a result of the wild beasts and the hostile environment. This book is a must for any collector fascinated by the hunting and exploration pioneers in Africa in the 1800’s.
Publisher: Richard Bentley & Sons.
Date Published: 1894
Publication Place: United Kingdom
Condition: Very good, light wear to boards, head and foot of spine. Foxing to prelims. Deckled edges.
Binding: Brown cloth to board with decorative gilt emblem to cover and title to spine.