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The rider on a horse image is from a book by Dixon Denham and Hugh Clapperton held in the Hoover Institution Library. The caption under the image, which is opposite page 64 in the book, reads -

Body Guard
of the Sheikh of Bornou
From a sketch by Major Denham
Engraved by E. Finden
Published Feb. 1820 by John Murray, London.


Author(s): Denham, Dixon, 1786-1828. Clapperton, Hugh,; 1788-1827. Oudney, Walter,; 1790-1824. Salamé, Abraham V.

Title: Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa : in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824

Publication: London : John Murray, Year: 1826

Description: [i]-xlviii, [1]-335 [1] p., 2 leaves, [1]-269 [1] p. : ill., maps, facsim. ; 28 cm.

SUBJECT(S) Natural history -- Africa. Africa, Central -- Description and travel. Africa, North -- Description and travel.

Note(s): The appendix (p. [139]-269 at end) contains: No. i-xvi. Translations from the Arabic of various letters and documents brought from Bornu and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame.--No. xvii-xx. Bornu. Begharmi, Mandara and Timbuctoo vocabularies.--No. xxi. Zoology.--No. xxii. Botanical appendix. By Robert Brown.--No. xxiii. Letter to Major Denham on rock specimens ... by Charles König.--No. xxiv. Thermometrical journal kept in Kouka and Bornu.



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