Alfred Aloysius "Trader Horn" Horn
(1854 - 1927)
Alfred Aloysius "Trader Horn" Horn was active/lived in Texas / Africa, United Kingdom. Alfred Horn is known for painting, writing, teaching.
Biography Alfred Aloysius "Trader Horn" Horn
"Trader Horn spent his youth as an ivory trader in Central Africa. This is the true story of his life--thrills, adventure and danger at every turn. He writes about his journeys into jungles teaming with buffalo, gorillas, man-eating leopards, serpents and savages. Along the way, he frees slaves, meets Cecil Rhodes (founder of Rhodesia) and liberates a princess from captivity.
This book has one of the earliest descriptions of "Mokele-mbembe"--a large mythical (so far) creature reported to live in the lakes and swamps of the Congo River basin. This book isn't about this creature, but it does have a brief passage of Horn describing tales told to him by natives and explorers about a fearsome creature given two differen
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