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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

Henry M. Stanley

In Darkest Africa

6 volume subscribers edition

Published: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1890

Edition: First edition.

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6 volumes. Subscribers original edition [2 vols in six divisions].

With one hundred and sixty-five woodcut illustrations and maps.

Very hard to find a full-set in good condition.

Publishers original pictorial covers with gilt title.

Gilt titles on spine + publishers black crest on back cover.

Continuous pagination. 2 volumes in 6 divisions.

Volume I.

xxxi, 160 pages + frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard.

Large fold-out map [20 x 68 cm].

Volume II.

161-336 pages + frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Volume III.

337-512 pages + frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Volume IV.

515-529 pages, i, xv, 144 pages.

Fold-out map [25 x 25 cm]. 

Volume V.

145- 320 pages, i + frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard. 

Volume VI.

321-472 pages, xv + frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Large fold-out map [57.5 x 67.5 cm].

One of the most iconic books of adventure, exploration and travel.

Recorded shipping weight 6000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 26 x 19 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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