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By Sir Samuel W. Baker, M.A., F.R.G.S.


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In The Heart Of Africa

By Sir Samuel W. Baker, M.A., F.R.G.S.

Condensed By E.J.W From "The Nile Tributaries Of Abyssinia" And "The Albert N'yanza Great Basin Of The Nile."

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

The Nubian desert - The bitter well - Change of plans - An irascible dragoman - Pools of the Atbara - One secret of the Nile - At Cassala

CHAPTER II.

Egypt's rule of the Soudan - Corn-grinding in the Soudan - Mahomet meets relatives - The parent of Egypt - El Baggar rides the camel

CHAPTER III.

The Arabs' exodus - Reception by Abou Sinn - Arabs dressing the hair - Toilet of an Arab woman - The plague of lice - Wives among the Arabs - The Old Testament confirmed

CHAPTER IV.

On the Abyssinian border - A new school of medicine - Sacred shrines and epidemics

CHAPTER V. A primitive craft - Stalking the giraffes - My first giraffes-Rare sport with the finny tribe - Thieving elephants

CHAPTER VI. Preparations for advance - Mek Nimmur makes a foray - The Hamran elephant-hunters - In the haunts of the elephant - A desperate charge

CHAPTER VII.

The start from Geera - Feats of horsemanship - A curious chase - Abou Do wins a race - Capturing a young buffalo - Our island camp - Tales of the Base

CHAPTER VIII.

The elephant trumpets - Fighting an elephant with swords - The forehead-shot - Elephants in a panic - A superb old Neptune - The harpoon reaches its aim - Death of the hippopotamus - Tramped by an elephant

CHAPTER IX.

Fright of the Tokrooris - Deserters who didn't desert - Arrival of the Sherrif brothers - Now for a tally-ho!

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