William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer: The Story of his Life with Certain Correspondence and Extracts from the Private Journal of David Livingstone, Hitherto Unpublished (2 Volume Set)

William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer: The Story of his Life with Certain Correspondence and Extracts from the Private Journal of David Livingstone, Hitherto Unpublished (2 Volume Set)

by William Edward Oswell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108032131
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration Series
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Preface; Introduction Francis Galton; 1. Parentage and birth. 1745-1832; 2. Education: Rugby and Haileybury. 1832-7; 3. India. 1837-44; 4. Africa. 1844-6. First expedition (with Murray) to Ba-Kaa Hills. Return by Limpopo; 5. Africa. 1846-7. Second expedition (with Captain Frank Vardon). Exploration of course of Limpopo, and discovery of River Mokolwé; 6. India and England. 1847-8; 7. Africa. 1848-9. Third expedition (with Livingstone and Murray). Passage of Kalahari Desert, and discovery of River Zouga and Lake Ngami; 8. Africa. 1850. Fourth expedition (unaccompanied). Exploration of River Zouga. Second visit to Lake Ngami; 9. Africa. 1851-2. Fifth expedition (with Livingstone). Visit to Sebitoané. Discovery of Rivers Mababé, Souta, Chobé, and Zambesi. Volume 2: 10. England. 1852-3; 11. Retrospect of his African career, and the opinion of him held by contemporary travellers; 12. Paris, Constantinople, Crimea. 1853-5; 13. North and South America and West Indies. 1855-6; 14. England. 1856-60; 15. 1860-5; 16. 1865-9; 17. 1869-73; 18. 1873-8; 19. 1878-85; 20. 1885-90; 21. 1890-2; 22. 1892-3; 23. His friends' farewell; 24. Characteristic extracts from the correspondence and personal reminiscences of William Cotton Oswell; Index.

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