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Travels, researches, and missionary labors, during an eighteen years' residence in Eastern Africa : together with journeys to Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum, and a coasting voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado

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Travels, researches, and missionary labors, during an eighteen years' residence in Eastern Africa : together with journeys to Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum, and a coasting voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado / by the Rev. Dr. J. Lewis Krapf, secretary of the Crishona Institute at Basel, and late missionary in the service of the Church Missionary Society in Eastern and Equatorial Africa, etc. etc. ; with an appendix respecting the snow-capped mountains of Eastern Africa. the sources of the Nile, the languages and literature of Abessinia and Eastern Africa, etc. etc. and a concise account of geographical researches in Eastern Africa up to the discovery of the Uyenyesi by Dr. Livingstone in September last, by E.J. [i.e. G.] Ravenstein, F.R.G.S. ; with portrait, maps, and illustrations of scenery and costume.
Author
Krapf, J. L. (Johann Ludwig), 1810-1881.
Publication
London : Trübner and Co., Paternoster Row, 1860.
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li, [2], 566 p., [15] leaves of plates (2 folded) : col. ill., maps, port.; 22 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Note
  • With a half-title.
  • "London: William Stevens, printer, 37, Bell Yard, Temple Bar."--printer statement, verso of title page.
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on title page "L.P. Griffin July 1860." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Introduction: A concise account of geographical discovery in Eastern Africa, etc. / by E.G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S. ; Reasons for publication, design and plan -- pt. 1. Researches and missionary labours. Extracts from journals: ch. 1. Autobiographical ; ch. 2. To Adowa and Ankober ; ch. 3. Residence in Shoa ; ch. 4. Shoa and the Shoans ; ch. 5. The unexplored countries to the south of Shoa ; ch. 6. Ormania and the Gallas ; ch. 7. From Ankober to Massowa ; ch. 8. From Aden to Zanzibar ; ch. 9. Mombaz: excursions on the mainland ; ch. 10. Rabbai Mpia: extracts from journals ; [there is no ch. 11.] ; ch. 12. Extracts from journals continued ; ch. 13. Close of residence in Eastern Africa. Return home -- pt. 2. Travels in Eastern Africa. Kadiaro, Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani: ch. 1. Rebmann's journey to Kadiaro ; ch. 2. Rebmann's first journey to Jagga ; ch. 3. Rebmann's second journey to Jagga ; ch. 4. Rebmann's third journey to Jagga ; ch. 5. The author's first journey to Usambara ; ch. 6. First journey to Ukambani ; ch. 7. Second journey to Ukambani ; ch. 8. Second journey to Ukambani continued ; ch. 9. Second journey to Usambara -- pt. 3. Geography, topography, and history. The south Suahili coast: ch. 1. Voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado ; ch. 2. From Jerusalem to Gondar ; ch. 3. From Gondar to Cairo ; ch. 4. Conclusion -- supp. ch. Summary of East African history -- Appendix: Geographical and literary.
Call Number
Sc Rare 916.76-K (Krapf, J. L. Travels, researches, and missionary labors)
LCCN
05008172
OCLC
  • 4396091
  • 4396091B
Author
Krapf, J. L. (Johann Ludwig), 1810-1881.
Title
Travels, researches, and missionary labors, during an eighteen years' residence in Eastern Africa : together with journeys to Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum, and a coasting voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado / by the Rev. Dr. J. Lewis Krapf, secretary of the Crishona Institute at Basel, and late missionary in the service of the Church Missionary Society in Eastern and Equatorial Africa, etc. etc. ; with an appendix respecting the snow-capped mountains of Eastern Africa. the sources of the Nile, the languages and literature of Abessinia and Eastern Africa, etc. etc. and a concise account of geographical researches in Eastern Africa up to the discovery of the Uyenyesi by Dr. Livingstone in September last, by E.J. [i.e. G.] Ravenstein, F.R.G.S. ; with portrait, maps, and illustrations of scenery and costume.
Imprint
London : Trübner and Co., Paternoster Row, 1860.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 916.76-K (accession no. B526904) inscribed: in ink on title page "L.P. Griffin July 1860." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Copy in Sc Rare 916.76-K has plate meant to face p. 121, "Zanzibar", bound facing p. 161; copy is imperfect: lacking plate meant to face p. 156, "Rabbai Mpia." NN
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Ravenstein, Ernst Georg, 1834-1913.
Trübner & Co., publisher.
Stevens, William (Printer), printer.
Griffin, L. P., active 1860, former owner, inscriber.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 916.76-K (Krapf, J. L. Travels, researches, and missionary labors)
Stuart 6939
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