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Stanley(Henry Morton)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR HENRY MORTON STANLEY

Published: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd., London, 1909

Edition: First Edition

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Edited by his wife Dorothy Stanley

With sixteen photogravures and a map

First edition: xvii, 539 pages, frontispiece portrait, 15 plates, folded map, orignal blue cloth boards with gilt title and vignette on the upper cover and spine, the boards are slightly insect scarred, a good copy.

Henry Morton Stanley, in full Sir Henry Morton Stanley, original name John Rowlands, Congolese byname Bula Matari (“Breaker of Rocks”), (born January 28, 1841, Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales—died May 10, 1904, London, England), British American explorer of central Africa, famous for his rescue of the Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone and for his discoveries in and development of the Congo region. He was knighted in 1899.
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-Morton-Stanley

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: thick 8vo (240 x160mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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