William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer. The Story of His Life, with Certain Correspondence and Extracts from the Private Journal of David Livingstone, hitherto unpublished. By his Eldest Son ..
London, Heinemann, 1900.
Octavo, two volumes, xxiv, 267 pages with 43 illustrations and plates plus a frontispiece portrait, 6 maps (3 folding, one of them coloured) and an errata slip [and] xiv, 289 pages with 16 illustrations plus a frontispiece portrait, a portrait of Livingstone and an errata slip.
Original cloth slightly marked and unevenly sunned; new endpapers; an excellent set, uncut and almost completely unopened.
Oswell first went to the Cape in 1844, aged 26, and became 'the most dashing hunter and successful explorer of his time in South Africa'; he shared the discovery of the Zambesi with Livingstone.