In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. Third Edition. In Two Volumes Complete.

By: STANLEY, HENRY M.:

Price: £165.00

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2 vols; Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In decorative maroon pictorial cloth covers with gilt lettering and designs to spines and fronts. Illustrated maps to endpapers. In very good condition. Beautiful bright clean bindings. Small bumps to corners, some light rubbing to edges and edges of spines. Some minor marks to rear boards. Outer edges slightly darkened. Some mild foxing to pages throughout; heavier in some areas; around maps e.g. Neat inscriptions to verso of frontispeices “J.W. Walley 1891.” With tissue guards. Partial tears to the folds at bound edges of maps. Else really nice tight copies. ---- The story of the rescue of Emin Pasha in 1888/9. Henry Morton Stanley was one of the greatest of the explorers of the 19thC. This story is an adventure containing fights against the environment, disease and local tribes and drawing the map as he went. A facscinating story. 529pp; 472pp; Illustrated with 150 woodcuts and maps. (Large folding maps at front of each vol. )

Title: In Darkest Africa. Or: The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps. Third Edition. In Two Volumes Complete.

Author Name: STANLEY, HENRY M.:

Categories: Africa,

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890 3rd:

Seller ID: 77779

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