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Rennell, James 1742-1830

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Works: 582 works in 1,314 publications in 3 languages and 8,322 library holdings
Genres: Maps  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Military history  Naval history  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Other, Arranger, Editor, Commentator for written text, Dedicatee, Publisher
Classifications: DT356, 966.022
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Travels in the interior districts of Africa by Mungo Park( Book )

41 editions published between 1799 and 2010 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mungo Park set off from his home in the Scottish borders in May 1795 at the age of 23 to discover the course of the Niger River in west Africa. When he reappeared in England more than two and a half years later, he had been presumed dead, and the tale of his perilous journey published in 1799 was greeted with great acclaim. "Travels in the Interior of Africa" provided Europeans with one of the first detailed descriptions of the geography and peoples of the African continent. The story of his remarkable journey is told with extraordinary modesty and clarity and it remains as vivid and readable today as when he first wrote it. Park returned to West Africa on a second journey in 1805, but he failed to return. In his last letter he declared his intent 'to discover the termination of the Niger or perish in the attempt'. He drowned in the Niger attempting to escape an attack by natives
Travels in the interior districts of Africa : performed under the direction and patronage of the African Association, in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797 by Mungo Park( Book )

33 editions published between 1799 and 1813 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geographical system of Herodotus examined and explained, by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography by James Rennell( Book )

34 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of Frederick Horneman's travels, from Cairo to Mourzouk, the capital of the kingdom of Fezzan, in Africa, in the years 1797-8 by Friedrich Konrad Hornemann( Book )

6 editions published between 1802 and 1985 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Ganges and Burrampooter Rivers by James Rennell( Book )

7 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War with France: the only security of Britain at the present momentous crisis, set forth in an earnest address to his fellow subjects by an old Englishman by James Rennell( Book )

18 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opinion of an old Englishman in which national honour, and national gratitude, are principally considered by James Rennell( Book )

4 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two words of counsel, and one of comfort : addressed to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales by James Rennell( )

7 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journals of Major James Rennell, first surveyor-general of India : written for the information of the governors of Bengal during his surveys of the Ganges and Braghmaputra rivers 1764 to 1767 by James Rennell( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 1987 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the rate of travelling as performed by camels : and its application, as a scale, to the purposes of geography by James Rennell( Book )

11 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Ganges and Burrampooter rivers By James Rennell ... Read at the Royal Society, January 25, 1780 by James Rennell( Book )

9 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chart of the bank of Lagullus by James Rennell( Book )

7 editions published between 1797 and 1799 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Travels in the interior districts of Africa
Alternative Names
James Rennell britischer Geograph, Historiker und Pionier der Ozeanographie

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English (396)

French (19)

German (10)

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