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The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death   By: (1813-1873)

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The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death by David Livingstone provides a vivid and detailed account of the renowned explorer's final years and expeditions in Africa. Through Livingstone's own words and observations, readers are given a firsthand look at the challenges and triumphs he faced while navigating the African continent.

Livingstone's writing is both poignant and informative, offering insights into the cultures, landscapes, and people he encountered during his travels. His dedication to exploring and documenting the region's natural wonders and inhabitants is evident throughout the journals, making this book a valuable historical and cultural resource.

Overall, The Last Journals of David Livingstone is a captivating and enlightening read that sheds light on the life and legacy of one of history's most iconic explorers. It is a must-read for anyone interested in African history, exploration, or the life of David Livingstone.

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Continued by a Narrative of His Last Moments and Sufferings, Obtained from His Faithful Servants Chuma and Susi,


HORACE WALLER, F.R.G.S., Rector Of Twywell, Northampton.

IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. [1866 1868]

With Portrait, Maps, and Illustrations.

London: John Murray, Albemarle Street.



In the midst of the universal sorrow caused by the intelligence that Dr. Livingstone had lost his life at the furthest point to which he had penetrated in his search for the true sources of the Nile, a faint hope was indulged that some of his journals might survive the disaster: this hope, I rejoice to say, has been realized beyond the most sanguine expectations.

It is due, in the first place, to his native attendants, whose faithfulness has placed his last writings at our disposal, and also to the reader, before he launches forth upon a series of travels and scientific geographical records of the most extraordinary character, to say that in the following narrative of seven years' continuous work and new discovery no break whatever occurs .

We have not to deplore the loss, by accident or carelessness, of a single entry, from the time of Livingstone's departure from Zanzibar in the beginning of 1866 to the day when his note book dropped from his hand in the village of Ilala at the end of April, 1873... Continue reading book >>

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