Category: 19th Century Books, Africa, Missions, Travel & Exploration,


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Central Africa. Adventures and Missionary Labors in Several Countries in the Interior of Africa, from 1849 to 1856. By T. J. Bowen.


Price: $140.00

Publisher: Charleston:, Southern Baptist Publication Society. No. 229 King Street.: 1857 1857

Item Number: 16732

A narrative of several journey in West Africa: Liberia, Sierra Leone, and the Yoruba country--present day Nigeria. The author's travels also touched parts of present day Ghana and Benin (Dahomey). The author along with reporting on the missions in the various countries, includes a wealth of descriptive detail about the people, countryside, customs, agriculture (including a few recipes), slavery and the slave trade, language, etc. Folding map of the Yoruba country (present day Nigeria). Bound publisher's dark brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, worn through cloth at spine ends and corner... View more info