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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Henry M. Stanley

Through the Dark Continent

or The Sources of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean.

Published: George Newnes, London, 1899

Edition: 1899 edition with new preface

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1 volume. Two volumes bound in one binding.

With a new preface by the Author, written for this edition.

Half-leather over moire silk boards.

Gilt lineal design on covers.

Triple-gilt page blocks.

Gilt title with gilt panel vignette on spine [faded].

A lovely clean and bright copy.

Volume 1.

Frontispiece portrait of H. M. Stanley + dedication page.

xxxii, 400 pages + full-page and in-text illustrations.

Maps + large fold-out map [small tear].

Volume 2.

Frontispiece dual portraits of H. M. Stanley.

xi, 419 pages + full-page and in-text illustrations.

Recorded shipping weight 4000g. 

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 19 x 25.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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