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Sir Samuel White Baker - Author

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Books by Sir Samuel White Baker

In the Heart of Africa

In the Heart of Africa

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

In the Heart of Africa

In the Heart of Africa

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2019

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2018

The Albert n'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

The Albert n'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2012

Cyprus, as I Saw It in 1879

Cyprus, as I Saw It in 1879

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2012

The Albert n'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

The Albert n'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2012

Cyprus, as I Saw It in 1879

Cyprus, as I Saw It in 1879

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2012

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2011

The The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources

The The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2011

Sir Samuel Baker (1821-93) was one of the most famous Victorian explorers and hunters. First published in two illustrated volumes in 1866, this account of his most celebrated expedition is amongst the most important works of its type. Baker promises 'to take the reader by the hand, and lead him step by step ... through scorching deserts and thirsty sands; through swamp and jungle ... until I bring him, faint with the wearying journey, to that high cliff ... from which he shall look down upon the vast Albert Lake and drink with me from the sources of the Nile!' Volume 2 finds Baker a prisoner of a native king. Baker offers a number of 'gifts' to buy his release, and after an arduous journey, with his wife in a coma, in March 1864 he reaches Luta N'zige, which he renames in memory of Prince Albert. A compelling account of an historic adventure.

The The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources

The The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2011

Sir Samuel Baker (1821-93) was one of the most famous Victorian explorers and hunters. First published in two illustrated volumes in 1866, this account of his most celebrated expedition is amongst the most important works of its type. Baker promises 'to take the reader by the hand, and lead him step by step ... through scorching deserts and thirsty sands; through swamp and jungle ... until I bring him, faint with the wearying journey, to that high cliff ... from which he shall look down upon the vast Albert Lake and drink with me from the sources of the Nile!' Volume 1 covers the first two years of the expedition, from Cairo to southern Sudan. Leading a party of 96 people, including his wife, and dealing with Arab duplicity, native aggression, and frequent mutinies amongst his porters, he maintains his resolve and writes with clarity and great colour.

Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set

Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources 2 Volume Set

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 15/09/2011

Sir Samuel Baker (1821-93) was one of the most famous Victorian explorers and hunters. First published in two illustrated volumes in 1866, this account of his most celebrated expedition is amongst the most important works of its type. Baker promises 'to take the reader by the hand, and lead him step by step ... to that high cliff ... from which he shall look down upon the vast Albert Lake and drink with me from the sources of the Nile!' Volume 1 covers the first two years of the expedition, from Cairo to southern Sudan. Volume 2 finds Baker a prisoner of a native king. Baker offers a number of 'gifts' to buy his release, and after an arduous journey, with his wife in a coma, in March 1864 he reaches Luta N'zige, which he renames in memory of Prince Albert. A compelling account of an historic adventure.

Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia: And the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs

Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia: And the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs

Author: Sir Samuel White Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2011

Published in 1867, Sir Samuel Baker's journal describes his expedition to Africa in search of the source of the Nile. Baker (1821-93), one of the most important British explorers of the nineteenth century, undertook a twelve-month journey to examine every individual tributary to the Nile, accompanied throughout by his wife Florence (whom he had first encountered in an Ottoman slave market). Reflecting his passion for exploring and his strength of character, Baker's highly descriptive, witty and fluid writing records his dangerous and difficult project, telling fascinating stories of the native people as well as relaying the facts of his exploration. From his hunting expeditions with the Hamran Arabs to his extensive journeys on camel-back and his life at camp, Baker's experiences are far removed from today's world, and his vivid descriptions provide the reader with an invaluable insight into what life was like in Africa in the mid-nineteenth century.