In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria.

STANLEY, Henry M.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Scribner
Date Published: 1890

Description: 2 volumes. Steel-engraved frontispiece portraits, and 150 illustrations, many full-page. 3 folding maps, loose as issued in pockets. Tall thick 8vo, original green pictorial cloth (inner hinges on volume 1 repaired). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American Edition. A very good set.

Comments: Account of Stanley's expedition to rescue Emin Pasha. The expedition "accomplished great things; it had made notable additions to African geography and ethnology.... Stanley called for the highest qualities of leadership" (--DNB). This immensely popular account was published simultaneously in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 178476


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