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Author Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.

Title First footsteps in East Africa / by Richard F. Burton.

Imprint London : J. M. Dent, ; New York : E. P. Dutton, 1910.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  916.76 B956f    ---  Available
Description xx, 363 p. : ill., map, plan ; 18 cm.
Series Everyman's library, Travel. [no. 500]
Note Introduction by Henry W. Nevinson.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. xviii.
Contents Introduction. Preface. I. Departure from Aden -- II. Life in Zayla -- III. Excursions near Zayla -- IV. The Somal, their origin and peculiarities -- V. From Zayla to the hills -- VI. From the Zayla hills to the Marar prairie -- VII. From the Marar prairie to Harar -- VIII. Ten days at Harar -- IX. A ride to Berberah -- X. Berberah and its environs. Postscripts. Appendix I. Diary and observations made by Lieut. Speke, when attempting to reach the Wady Nogal. Appendix II. Meteorological observations in the cold season of 1854-55, by Lieut. Herne, Stroyan, and Burton. Appendix III. A condensed account of an attempt to reach Harar from Ankobar, by William Barker.
Subject Harari language.
Horn of Africa -- Description and travel.
Harar -- Description and travel.
Added Author Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864.
Barker, William C.

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