Naval and Military Press
Naval and Military Press
Naval and Military Press
Naval and Military Press
Naval and Military Press
Naval and Military Press telephonecontact us
Naval and Military Press

Browse categories

Payment Methods

We accept American Express, Visa, Master Card, Diners, Paypal and Worldpay

Affiliates

We Ship Worldwide

VOYAGE OF OBSERVATION AMONG THE COLONIES OF WESTERN AFRICA, AND A CAMPAIGN IN KAFFIR-LAND IN 1835

VOYAGE OF OBSERVATION AMONG THE COLONIES OF WESTERN AFRICA, AND A CAMPAIGN IN KAFFIR-LAND IN 1835  


OUR PRICE: £29.50  

Published in association with The National Army Museum London, this is an epic of early exploration - an account by Capt. James Alexander of his 1836 4,000-mile trek through the parched wilderness of South West Africa.
The author of this epic of early exploration, Capt. James Alexander, was the soldier-explorer who led an 1836 expedition, sponsored by the Government and the Royal Geographical Society, into the interior of South West Africa (today's Namibia). Travelling by ox-wagons, his route lay north from Cape Town, across the Orange River into the interior and, running dangerously short of water, out at Walfisch Bay - a 4,000-mile trek through unexplored desert wilderness. His book is a compendium of early exploration, including observations of flora and fauna, and the native peoples in the area they travelled through. He also amassed a large collection of zoological and scientific specimens. This is a rare book of consuming interest to fans of African exploration.


Details
 
Product Code: 23561
Author: James Edward Alexander, Captain 42nd Highlanders & illustrated with maps, plans & plates by Major CC Michell
Format: 2009 N&M Press reprint (original pub 1837). SB in two volumes xxii + 428 and xi + 352 pp. Maps and Plans & Plates Published Price £29.95
Shipping Time: This item is usually dispatched Next Day
Our Price: £29.50  

Options
 
Quantity

Buy Now
        
Add to wish list



Login

Your basket

This Months Best sellers

Military Book Mailing List
Web Design Sussex and SEO by iSOS Web DesignCopyright © 2008-2017 Naval & Military Press