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The Kilima-Njaro expedition : a record of scientific exploration in eastern equatorial Africa

Author: Harry Johnston
Publisher: Farnborough, Hants., England : Gregg International Publishers Limited, 1968.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927.
Kilima-Njaro expedition.
Farnborough, Hants., Eng. : Gregg International, 1968
(OCoLC)905687609
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Johnston
ISBN: 0576791075 9780576791076
OCLC Number: 2669554
Notes: Reprint of the 1886 ed., published by K. Paul Trench.
Description: xv, 572 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (some folded) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introductory --
Sir John Kirk at home --
The start: Mombasa to Taita --
Taita to Kilima-Njaro --
Arrival at Mandara's court --
My first settlement on Kilima-Njaro --
"Halcyon days" --
Troublous times --
An anxious period --
A trip to Taveita --
A first ascent --
A move to Maraṅu --
A second ascent --
Through the forests of Kimawenzi and the country of Rombo --
Lake J̌ipé and the road to Gonǰa --
Gonǰa to London --
Climate, geology, botany, &c. --
[Appendix to chapter XVII: Enumeration of the plants collected by Mr. H.H. Johnston on the Kilima-Njaro expedition, 1884 / by Professor Oliver, F.R.S., and Mr. J.G. Baker] --
Zoology --
[Appendices to chapter XVIII: Note on a nematoid worm (Gordius verrucosus) obtained by Mr. H.H. Johnston on Kilima-Njaro / by F. Jeffrey Bell ; Description of a new variety of river-crab of the Genus Thelphusa, from Kilima-Njaro / by E.J. Miers ; A list of the Lepidoptera collected by Mr. H.H. Johnston during his recent expedition to Kilima-Njaro / by F.D. Godman ; On the insects collected on Kilima-Njaro by Mr. H.H. Johnston / by Chas. O. Waterhouse ; List of birds collected or observed on Kilima-Njaro and its vicinity / by Captain G.E. Shelley and Mr. H.H. Johnston ; List of mammals obtained and observed on Mount Kilima-Njaro and its vicinity / by Oldfield Thomas, with a few additional notes by the author] --
Anthropology --
The languages of the Kilima-Njaro district: Masai; The Bantu languages of Kilima-Njaro --
The commercial prospects of eastern equatorial Africa.
Responsibility: and a general description of the natural history, languages, and commerce of the Kilima-Njaro district / by H.H. Johnston ; with six maps and over eighty illustrations by the author.

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