Through the heart of Africa being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from northern Rhodesia, past the great lakes, to Egypt. Frank H. Melland, Edward H. Cholmeley.
Through the heart of Africa being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from northern Rhodesia, past the great lakes, to Egypt
Through the heart of Africa being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from northern Rhodesia, past the great lakes, to Egypt
Through the heart of Africa being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from northern Rhodesia, past the great lakes, to Egypt

Through the heart of Africa being an account of a journey on bicycles and on foot from northern Rhodesia, past the great lakes, to Egypt

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First edition, 8vo, pp. xvii, [1], 305, [1]; folding map with route outlined in red, 46 plates showing 80 illustrations; original red cloth, gilt-stamped upper cover and spine, t.e.g.; Phillips Academy bookplate marked withdrawn, traces of pocket removal on rear pastedown, small withdrawn stamp on title page and rear pastedown, accession label removed from base of spine; lightly rubbed. Czech, Africa, p. 113: "Using bicycles as a break from the monotony of 'foot slogging,' Melland and Cholmeley set out from Kasama with the intention of traveling to the Nile. Passing through German East Africa near the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the pair bagged leopard and numerous crocodile ... with additional chapters on hunting elephant in the Masindi District in Uganda. An interesting work of travel and sport complete with numerous bicycle breakdowns." Item #52555

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