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Up the Niger : narrative of Major Claude MacDonald's mission to the Niger and Benue rivers, West Africa

Author: A F Mockler-Ferryman; C R Day; G F Packer; Ernst Georg Ravenstein; George Philip & Son,
Publisher: London : George Philip & Son, 1892.
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Mockler-Ferryman, A.F. (Augustus Ferryman), 1856-1930.
Up the Niger.
London, G. Philip & Son, 1892
(OCoLC)613115180
Named Person: A F Mockler-Ferryman; Claude Maxwell MacDonald, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A F Mockler-Ferryman; C R Day; G F Packer; Ernst Georg Ravenstein; George Philip & Son,
OCLC Number: 4546058
Notes: Some photographs by Mr. G.F. Packer, others by Captain Mockler-Ferryman; map compiled by E.G. Ravenstein.
Description: xx, 326 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, folded map, portrait, music ; 23 cm
Contents: The lower Niger --
The tribes of the lower Niger --
Lokoja and the Fulas --
The Benue River --
The Kebbi River --
The return down the Benue --
The tribes of the confluence and middle Niger --
Nupe --
Ilorin --
Tributaries and branches of the lower Niger --
Conclusion --
Music and musical instruments --
Appendix I: A native's history of Lokoja ; Decree of Masaba, Emir of Nupe, regarding Lokoja ; Translation of a Hausa's account of his service with Englishmen in the Niger ; Gunu, the chief heathen deity of the Kworra and the confluence --
Appendix II: Numerals in Hausa, Nupe, Yoruba, and Fula dialects --
Appendix III: Charter of the Royal Niger Company --
Appendix IV: Presents and expenditure in travel ; Declaration by King Alihu --
Appendix V: Igara folklore --
Appendix VI: List of birds --
Appendix VII: Lagos to Shonga (on the Kworra) ; Route recently taken by a trader.
Responsibility: by Captain A.F. Mockler-Ferryman ... ; to which is added a chapter on native musical instruments by Captain C.R. Day.

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