In Stanley’s Footsteps. Across Africa from West to East.


John and Julie Batchelor journeyed 3,000 miles in the footsteps of the famous explorer Henry Morton Stanley.They travelled by train,river boat,truck and dug-out from Matadi on the Atlantic coast of Zaire across Central Africa to Zanzibar on the Indian Ocean.Their trip included 900 miles along the Zaire River,where Joseph Conrad was once a river boat captain in the days when it was called the River Congo.They travelled also through the Ruwenzori Mountains,the fabled Mountains of the Moon,first seen and recorded by Stanley.An exciting book of travel and adventure.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a v/g pictorial d/w in a protective plastic cover.Size 11×9 pp 176,inc index,bibliography,well illustrated with lithographic prints, many illustrations in b/w and some in full colour as reproduced photographic prints,with page map in prelims.All with full supporting text.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout.


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