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Knox (Thomas Wallace)


Published: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1888

Edition: First Edition

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Adventures of two youths in a journey with Henry M. Stanley “ Through the dark continent"


 First edition: 463 pages + 4 pages publishers catalogue, coloured frontispiece, numerous plates and black and white illustrations in the text, maps as end papers – different in the front and back – inscription on the front free end paper, pictorial green cloth titled gilt on the upper cover and spine – which is starting to fade, map of Africa on the back cover, a good copy.

Thomas Wallace Knox (June 26, 1835 - January 6, 1896) was a journalist, author, and world traveler, known primarily for his work as a New York Herald correspondent during the American Civil War. As an author, Knox wrote over 45 books, including a popular series of travel adventure books for boys.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x170mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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