Imágenes de páginas



as effectually suppressed as in those which have been their most constant resort. We have continually had the conviction in our minds that an expedition or settlement inland would produce greater results than men-of-war on the ocean,

, and be upheld with half the expense of one of her majesty's cruisers.


[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]

HABPBB & BBOTIERS will send any of the following Works by mail, postage free, to any part

of the United States, on receipt of the Price.


TARPER'S CATALOGUE OF TRAVEL-Books is one of the literary curiosities of lay, exhibiting at a glance the contributions of modern travel to geographical ther knowledge. Commencing with South Africa, and marking on a map the of these travelers, the reader will be astonished to see how thoroughly they e length and breadth of Africa. Livingstone, Ellis, Burton, Du Chaillu, Andersson, Speke, Davis, Wilson, and others, have within a few years ex(frica pretty thoroughly; Egypt and the Holy Land have been repeatedly ' in late times; Layard had given us the revelations of the Euphrates and

valleys; Atkinson had written his admirable accounts of Siberia, illushis own most brilliant pencil; Huc and others described China ; and herto almost unknown portion of the very heart of Asia is opened to us by ghtful book of Vámbéry.-N. Y. JOURNAL OF COMMERCE.


Livingstone's Zambesi. Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and

its Tributaries; and of the Discovery of Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa, 1858-1864. By DAVID and CHABLES LIVINGSTONE With Map and Illustrations. 8vo, Cloth, $5 00.

Dr. Livingstone's South Africa. 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 Loando on the West Coast; thence across the
Continent, down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. By David LIVINGSTONE, LL.D.,
D.C.L. With Portrait, Maps by Arrowsmith, and numerous Illustrations. Svo, Cloth, $4 60.

Social Life of the Chinese: With some Account of their Religious,

Governmental, and Business Customs and Opinions. With special but not exclusive reference to Fuhchau. By Rev. Justus DOOLITTLE, Fourteen Years Member of the American Board. With over 150 Illustrations. In Two Volumes, 12mo, Cloth, Beveled Edges, $5 00. 2

Harper & Brothers' Books of Travel and Adventure.

The Story of the Great March: Diary of General Sherman's Campaign

through Georgia and the Carolinas. By Brevet Major GEORGE WARD NICHOLS, Aid-deCamp to General Sherman. With a Map and numerous Illustrations, and an Appendix, containing Official Reports by Major-General Sherman, Quarter-master and Commissary Reports, &c. Twenty-second Edition. 12mo, Cloth, Beveled Edges, $2 00.

Captain Hall's Arctic Researches and Life among the Esquimaux.

Arctic Researches and Life among the Esquimaux: being the Narrative of an Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, in the Years 1860, 1861, and 1862. By CHABLES FRANCIS HALL. With Maps and 100 llustrations. 850, Cloth, $4 50; Half Morocco, $6 75.

Vámbéry's Central Asia. Travels in Central Asia. Being the Account

of a Journey from Teheran across the Turkoman Desert, on the Eastern Shore of the Caspian, to Khiva, Bokhara, and Samarcand, performed in the Year 1863. By AEMINIUS VámBÉRY. With Map and Woodcuts. Svo, Cloth, $3 75.

Reade's Savage Africa. Western Africa: Being the Narrative of a

Tour in Equatorial, Southwestern, and Northwestern Africa ; with Notes on the Habits of the Gorilla; on the Existence of Unicorns and Tailed Men; on the Slave Trade; on the Origin, Character, and Capabilities of the Negro, and of the future Civilization of Western Africa. By W. WINWOOD READE With Illustrations and a Map. 8vo, Cloth, $400.

Speke's Africa. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. By

Captain JOHN HANNING SPEKE. With Maps and Portraits, and numerous Illustrations, chiefly from Drawings by Captain GRANT. Svo, Cloth, uniform with LIVINGSTONE, BARTH, BURTON, &c. Price $400.

Du Chaillu's Africa. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa:

with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chase of the Gorilla, the Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other Animals. By Paul B. DU CHAILLU, Corresponding Member of the American Ethnological Society; of the Geographical and Statistical Society of New York; and of the Boston Society of Natural History. With numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Cloth, $5 00.

Squier's Central America, The States of Central America: Their Ge

ography, Topography, Climate, Population, Resources, Productions, Commerce, Political Organization, Aborigines, &c., &c. Comprising Chapters on Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Belize, the Bay Islands, the Mosquito Shore, and the Honduras Inter-Oceanic Railway. By E. G. SQUIER, formerly Chargé d'Affaires of the United States to the Republics of Central America. With numerous Original Maps and Illustrations. A New and Enlarged Edition. Svo, Cloth, $4 00.

Squier's Nicaragua. Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments, Re

sources, Condition, and proposed Canal. With 100 Maps and Illustrations. By E. G. SQUIER, formerly Chargé d'Affaires of the United States to the Republics of Central America. A Revised Edition. 8vo, Cloth, $400.

Squier's Waikna. Waikna; or, Adventures on the Mosquito Shore. By

SAMUEL A. Bard. With a Map of the Mosquito Shore, and upward of 60 original Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

Burton's City of the Saints. The City of the Saints; and Across the

Rocky Mountains to California. By Captain RICHARD F. BURTON, Fellow and Gold Medal. ist of the Royal Geographical Societies of France and England; H. M. Consul in West Af. rica; Author of " The Lake Regions of Central Africa." With Maps and numerous Illas. trations. 8vo, Cloth, $3 50.

Harper & Brothers' Books of Travel and Adventure.


Burton's Lake Regions of Central Africa. The Lake Regions of Cen

tral Africa. A Picture of Exploration. By RICHARD F. BURTON, Captain H.M.I. Army; Fellow and Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical Society. With Maps and Engravings on Wood. 8vo, Cloth, $3 50.

Atkinson's Amoor Regions. Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor, and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China. With Adventures among the Mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks; the Hunting and Pastoral Tribes. By Thomas WITLAM ATKINSON, F.G.S., F.R.G.S., Author of “Oriental and Western Siberia." With a Map and numerous Illustrations. Svo, Cioth, $3 50.

Andersson's Okavango River. The Okavango River. A Narrative of

Travel, Exploration, and Adventure. By CHARLES JOHN ANDERSSON, Author of " Lake Ngami." With a Steel Portrait of the Author, numerous Woodcuts, and a Map, showing the Regions explored by Andersson, Cumming, Livingstone, and Du Chaillu. Svo, Cloth, $3 25.

Stephens's Travels in Central America. Travels in Central America,

Chiapas, and Yucatan. By J. L. STEPHENS. With a Map and 88 Engraviugs. 2 vols., 8vo, Cloth, $6 00.

Stephens's Travels in Yucatan. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan. By

J. I. STEPHEN8. 120 Engravings, from Drawings by F. CATHERWOOD. 2 vols., 8vo, Cloth, $6 00.

Stephens's Travels in Egypt. Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the

Holy Land. By J. L. STEPHENG. Engravings. 2 vols., 12mo, Cloth, $300.

Stephens's Travels in Greece. Travels in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and

Poland. By J. L. STEPHENB. Engravings. 2 vols., 12mo, Cloth, $3 00.

Arizona and Sonora. The Geography, History, and Resources of the Sil

rer Region of North America. By SYLVESTER Mowky, late Lieutenant United States Army, late United States Boundary Commissioner, &c. With Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

“From Dan to Beersheba ;" or, The Land of Promise as it now Appears.

Including a Description of the Boundaries, Topography, Agriculture, Antiquities, Cities, and Present Inhabitants of that Wonderful Land. With Illustrations of the Remarkable Accuracy of the Sacred Writers in their Allusions to their Native Country. By Rev. J. P. NEw. MAN, D.D. Maps and Engravings. 12mo, Cloth, $1 75.

Hunting in South Africa. African Hunting from Natal to the Zambesi, including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, &c., from 1852 to 1860. By WILLIAM CHARLES BALDWIN, Esq., F.R.G.S. With Illustrations by James Wolf and J. B. Zwecker. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

Wyoming; Its History, Stirring Incidents, and Romantic Adventures. By

George Peck, D.D. With Illustrations, 12mo, Cloth, $1 75.

Journal of a Residence on a Georgia Plantation in 1838-1839. By

FRANCES ANNE KEMBLE 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

Three Years in Japan. The Capital of the Tycoon: A Narrative of a

Three Years' Residence in Japan. By Sir RUTHERFORD ALCOCK, K.C.B., Her Majesty': En. voy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan. With Maps and numerous Illustrations. 2 vols., 12mo, Cloth, $3 50.

The Sioux War. History of the Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 and

1863. By Isaao V. D. HEARD. With Portraits and Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $1 75.


Harper & Brothers' Books of Travel and Adventure.

Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. With

Sketches of Adventure in California and Washoe. By J. Ross BROWNE. With Illustra tions. 12mo, Cloth, $1 75.

Davis's Carthage. Carthage and Her Remains: Being an Account of the

Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phenician Metropolis in Africa and other Adjacent Places. Conducted under the Auspices of Her Majesty's Government.

By Dr. Davis, F.R.G.S. Profusely Ilustrated with Maps, Woodcuts, Chromo-Lithographs, &c., &c. 8vo, Cloth, $4 00.

Lamont's Seasons with the Sea-Horses. Seasons with the Sea-Horses;

or, Sporting Adventures in the Northern Seas. By JAMES LAMONT, Esq., F.G.S. With Map and Illustrations. Svo, Cloth, $3 00.

Life and Adventure in the South Pacific. By JONES. With Illustra

tions. 8vo, Cloth, $1 50.

Pfeiffer's Last Travels and Autobiography. The Last Travels of Ida

Pfeiffer: inclusive of a Visit to Madagascar. With an Autobiographical Memoir of the Au. thor. Translated by H. W. DULCKEN. Steel Portrait. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

Lord Elgin's Mission to China, &c. Narrative of Lord Elgin's Mission

to China and Japan in 1857, '68, '59. By LAURENCE OLIPHANT, Secretary to Lord Elgin. Illustrations. Svo, Cloth, $3 50.

Life in Spain. Past and Present. By WALTER THORNBURY, Author of

** Every Man his own Trumpeter," “ Art and Nature," “Songs of the Cavaliers and Roundheads," &c. With Illustrations. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

The Prairie Traveller. A Hand-Book for Overland Emigrants. With

Maps, Ilustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific. By RANDOLPH B. Marcy, U. S. Army. Published by Authority of the War Department. 16mo, Cloth, $1 00.

Ellis's Madagascar. Three Visits to Madagascar during the Years 1853– 1854—1856. Including a Journey to the Capital, with Notices of the Natural History of the Country and of the Present Civilization of the People. By the Rev. WILLIAM ELLIS, F.H.B.. Author of " Polynesian Researches." Illustrated by a Map and Woodcuts from Photographs, &c. 8vo, Cloth, $3 50.

Fankwei; or, The San Jacinto in the Seas of India, China, and Japan.

By William MAXWELL Wood, M.D., U.S.N., late Surgeon of the Fleet to the United States East India Squadron, Author of "Wandering Sketches in South America, Polynesia," &c, &c. 12mo, Cloth, $1 50.

Page's La Plata. La Plata: The Argentine Confederation and Paraguay,

Being a Narrative of the Exploration of the Tributaries of the River La Plata and Adjacent Countries, during the Years 1853, '54, '55, and '56, ander the orders of the United States Government. By Thomas J. PAGE, U.S.N., Commander of the Expedition. With Maps and numerous Engravings. 8vo, Cloth, $3 50.

The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations drawn from the Man

bers and Customs, the Scenes and the Scenery of the Holy Land. By W.M. THOMSON, D.D., Twenty-five Years a Missionary of the A.B.C.F.M. in Syria and Palestine. With two elaborate Maps of Palestine, an Accurate Plan of Jerusalem, and several Hundred Engrarings, representing the Scenery, Topography, and Productions of the Holy Land, and the Costumes, Manners, and Habits of the People. Two elegant Large 12mo Volumes, Cloth, $500.

« AnteriorContinuar »