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How I Found Livingstone By Henry M. Stanley
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David Livingstone was a Scottish medical missionary and explorer of Africa who, after having gone missing, was famously "found" by "American" journalist Henry Stanley, giving rise... More > to the popular phrase, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Livingstone had reached cult levels of fame in Victorian England: he was a Protestant missionary "martyr", a working class "rags to riches" persona, a scientist and explorer obsessed with mysterious source of the Nile, and an anti-slavery, imperial reformer. So by time Stanley had gone to look for him, Livingstone had been missing for 6 years, and was presumed dead. Stanley, who was an adventurer himself, went on said mission in 1871 on behalf of the New York Herald. He traveled 700 miles in nearly eight months, suffered diseases and tribal warfare, until he found the ill Dr. Livingstone in the town of Ujiji (a same place Richard Burton and John Speke had reached, on the shore of Tanganyika in Tanzania).< Less
How I Found Livingstone By Sir Henry M. Stanley
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On October 16, 1869, the manager of the New York Herald directed Henry Stanley to find Livingstone. Dr. David Livingstone was searching for the source of the Nile, he had not been heard from and was... More > thought to be dead. The adventures of traveling, the triumph moment when the famous question "DR. LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME?" was asked, and the resulting praise for Stanley makes for an epic tale.< Less
In Darkest Africa : Or, the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria, Volume I (Illustrated) By Henry M. Stanley
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“Only a Carlyle in his maturest period, as when he drew in lurid colours the agonies of the terrible French Revolution, can do justice to the long catalogue of disasters which has followed the... More > connection of England with Egypt. It is a theme so dreadful throughout, that Englishmen shrink from touching it. Those who have written upon any matters relating to these horrors confine themselves to bare historical record. No one can read through these without shuddering at the dangers England and Englishmen have incurred during this pitiful period of mismanagement. After the Egyptian campaign there is only one bright gleam of sunshine throughout months of oppressive darkness, and that shone over the immortals of Abu-Klea and Gubat, when that small body of heroic Englishmen struggled shoulder to shoulder on the sands of the fatal desert, and won a glory equal to that which the Light Brigade were urged to gain at Balaclava.”< Less
In Darkest Africa : Or, the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria, Volume II (Illustrated) By Henry M. Stanley
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“Only a Carlyle in his maturest period, as when he drew in lurid colours the agonies of the terrible French Revolution, can do justice to the long catalogue of disasters which has followed the... More > connection of England with Egypt. It is a theme so dreadful throughout, that Englishmen shrink from touching it. Those who have written upon any matters relating to these horrors confine themselves to bare historical record. No one can read through these without shuddering at the dangers England and Englishmen have incurred during this pitiful period of mismanagement. After the Egyptian campaign there is only one bright gleam of sunshine throughout months of oppressive darkness, and that shone over the immortals of Abu-Klea and Gubat, when that small body of heroic Englishmen struggled shoulder to shoulder on the sands of the fatal desert, and won a glory equal to that which the Light Brigade were urged to gain at Balaclava.”< Less
John - Henry And The Mine By M R Stanley
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A tale for children 7 and over. John - Henry finds himself in an ancient tin and copper mine, where he discovers a new friend. The pair have many adventures escaping form the mine, and John - Henry... More > finds out something special about himself and his family. Set in the beautiful Tamar Valley in Cornwall this book will appeal to young children worldwide.< Less
Cthulhu and How I Found Livingstone By Felbrigg Herriot, Henry Stanley
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In 1871 Henry M. Stanley entered the dark and mysterious interior of Africa in search of Dr. Livingstone. Financed by Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald, Stanley with no experience of Africa was... More > charged with finding and relieving Livingstone, whatever the cost. This brave young man, took the mission to his heart and commenced a journey that has since become a trek of living myth. In this book you'll find the entire text of Stanley's book detailing his adventure, interspersed with 70+ footnotes and additional pictures and diagrams not in the original text, making suggestions for how this epic journey might be turned into a Role Playing campaign for those who like a taste of horror in their games.< Less
Adventures in Congoland By Karl J. Pettersson, L. Daniel Ericson (translator)
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Memoir of 1882 pioneer Swedish Covenant missionary to Congo. High adventure: witchdoctor confrontations, big game hunting, hiking, cannibals. Reaching Stanley Pool and voyage to Stanley Falls... More > (Kisangani).< Less
Adventures in Congoland By Karl J. Pettersson, L. Daniel Ericson (translator)
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Memoir of 1882 pioneer Swedish Covenant missionary to Congo. High adventure: witchdoctor confrontations, big game hunting, hiking, cannibals. Reaching Stanley Pool and voyage to Stanley Falls... More > (Kisangani).< Less
Cthulhu and How I Found Livingstone By Felbrigg Herriot
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In 1871 Henry M. Stanley entered the dark and mysterious interior of Africa in search of Dr. Livingstone. Financed by Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald, Stanley with no experience of Africa was... More > charged with finding and relieving Livingstone, whatever the cost. This brave young man, took the mission to his heart and commenced a journey that has since become a trek of living myth. In this book you'll find the entire text of Stanley's book detailing his adventure, interspersed with 70+ footnotes and additional pictures and diagrams not in the original text, making suggestions for how this epic journey might be turned into a Role Playing campaign for those who like a taste of horror in their games.< Less