Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast, Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean

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Harper & Brothers, 1870 - Missions - 755 pages
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South Africa -- Description and travel.
Missions -- South Africa.
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