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Travel and Adventure In South-East Africa: Being

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Travel and Adventure In South-East Africa by Frederick Courteney Selous

– 58 Photos and Illustrations
– Quality Digital Text
– Hyperlinked Table of Contents

Stories fro

Travel and Adventure In South-East Africa by Frederick Courteney Selous

– 58 Photos and Illustrations
– Quality Digital Text
– Hyperlinked Table of Contents

Stories from F,
C,
Selous’ hunting Safaris and life-changing, personal adventures in Southeast Africa,

Here are some reviews of Selous’ “Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa” by publications of the period :

“Page after page teems with stirring exploits with lions, elephants, hyaenas, and other animals, and the risks undergone in dealing with the treacherous Matabili and other tribes,

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surpassing…,

— Natural Science : a Monthly Review of Scientific Progress

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“An account of some of the most wonderful feats and adventures that the annals of Africa can show,

“This book contains innumerable accounts of hunting, adventure and natural history… carried on beyond the Zambesi and in other little-known parts of the African interior,
For these and other researches… Mr,
Selous has long since earned the Geographical Society’s gold medal,

— Country Life, Volume 22

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“There is no lack of marvels in Mr,
Selous’s book : We gape at the magnificent stone ruins of a perished and forgotten civilisation and at hair-breadth escapes from lion or elephant,
We are transported to a new atmosphere, with so much of the story-teller’s art that we feel as if we ourselves are… in the South African Veld, wondering if there is any water left in the vleys by the last rains, losing everything we possess by a vicious hippopotamus tossing our canoe, having our best ox carried off by a lion under our very noses on a black night, or flying for our own lives from a treacherous attack by the Mashukulumbwi on another such night,

“It is what is called ‘a rattling good book!'”

— The Literary World, Volume 48

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