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THE KILIMANJARO EXPEDITION: A RECORD OF SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION IN EASTERN EQUATORIAL AFRICA Johnston Paperback
By Johnston, Harry Hamilton
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MODERN REPRINT. 572 pp, frontis portrait of author, 6 maps including 2 folding, 78 illus from drawings by author including 14 full-page, tables, index. Neate J29: 'Johnston was a well-known British administrator and explorer, and author of several books on Africa. He produced an excellent map of the Kilmanjaro region and pushed exploration higher than before, reaching 16,300 ft'. His treaties with local chiefs of tribes lead to the founding of the British East Africa Protectorate and he later became consul general of Uganda Protectorate, was a friend of Stanley and other explorers of Africa.
 
This work includes much on the native peoples and the languages spoken in the areas visited, anthropology, natural history. Wood 409: 'In the appendix of this work, describing one of the best known of Harry Johnston's expeditions, is a list of the birds collected, by G. E. Shelley, and a list of the mammals obtained, by O. Thomas'. There are also lists of plants and insects collected. Paperback, New.

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