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The gates of Africa : death, discovery and the search for Timbuktu

Author: Anthony Sattin
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the African Association, the world's first geographical society, dedicated to the exploration of the interior of a continent known only through legend and vague report.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Sattin
ISBN: 0007122349 9780007122349
OCLC Number: 58054548
Notes: Repr. with P.S. insights, interviews and more section. Originally published: London : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2003.
Description: xxvii, 382, 17 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Anthony Sattin.
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'Enthralling. One of the most fascinating accounts of exploration that I've read in a long time.' Jim Blackburn, Wanderlust 'In "The Gates of Africa", Anthony Sattin has excelled himself'.' Conde Read more...

 
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