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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. Some light rubbing to edges and ends of spines, with a few tint nicks. Volume I has Some small marks to boards. Outer edges slightly darkened. Some mild foxing to pages throughout; heavier in some areas; around maps e.g. Inscription on volume II front endpaper. With tissue guards. Partial tears to the folds at bound edges of folding maps, which have been neatly repaired. Else generally clean & 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. (38 B&W plates and 4 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.
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890 1st Edition:
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Seller ID: 84112
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Africa HENRY M. STANLEY, Darkest Africa, Quest, Rescue, Retreat, Emin, Governor, Equatoria, two volumes, 1st, 1890, africa, hunting, adventure, desert, first, decorative, pictorial, illustrated, Leighton Son & Hodge