New York: Scribner, 1891. hardcover. 2 volumes. 2 steel-engraved frontispiece portraits, and 150 illustrations & maps, many full-page. 2 folding maps, loose as issued in rear pockets. Tall thick 8vo, original green pictorial cloth. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. Second American Edition. A very good set. very good(+).
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.