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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

Henry M. Stanley

In Darkest Africa

or The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of EMIN Governor of Equatoria.

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

Edition: First edition

Reserve: $220

Approximately:

Estimate: $400-500

Bidding opens: 21 Nov 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 28 Nov 16:30 GMT

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2 Volume. First edition set 1890.

The two large fold-out maps are present.

Original publishers brick red decorative gilt cloth covers.

Gilt titles and vignettes.

Sporadic spotting/foxing.

Volume I.

xv, 529 pages.

Frontispiece with tissue-guard.

14 full page plates + in-text illustrations.

Large fold-out map.

Volume II.

xv, 472 pages.

Frontispiece with tissue-guard.

22 full-page plates + in-text illustrations.

Large fold-out map + one smaller map + in-text map.

"One of the most iconic publication dealing with the Dark Continent."

Recorded shipping weight 3000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.  

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 23 x 15 cm


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