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Trader Horn A Young Man"s Astounding Adventures in 19th Century Equatorial Africa (Travelers" Tales Classics) by Ethelreda Lewis

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Published by Travelers" Tales .
Written in English


  • Classic travel writing,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Description and travel,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Travel - General,
  • Travel,
  • Africa,
  • Central Africa,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Horn, Trader,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • 1861-1931,
  • Africa, West,
  • Biography,
  • Horn, Trader,

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTim Cahill (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8703232M
ISBN 101885211813
ISBN 109781885211811

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