Henry M. Stanley - In Darkest Africa Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governour of Equatoria - 1890

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Henry M. Stanley - In Darkest Africa Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governour of Equatoria - 1890
History, Illustrated, Natural History, Topography, Travels - Quantity: 2

In darkest Africa is Stanley's own account of his last adventure on the African continent. In 1888 , Stanley led an expedition to the rescue and retreat of Emin Pasha governor of Equatoria. This is the account of his adventures and what happened.

Complete - in 2 volumes - 1890 -first year of printing -529, 472 pp in beautiful red pictorial gilded binding, with 2 very large color folding maps (one in each volume) and 1 narrower coloured folding map in Vol II (page 212), coloured Profile of Sketch Ruwenzori and appendix: A, B (folding-languages) C and D.
Illustrated with portrait frontispieces, 36 full page illustrations an over 100 illustrations in text. In total 150.

The binding - little imperfections are carefully restored. The books are used -but really in very good and nice condition for another 130 years.

Total weight: approx. 2, 7 kilograms.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
History, Illustrated, Natural History, Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Henry M. Stanley
Book Title
In Darkest Africa Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governour of Equatoria
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1890
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Dimensions
23×15 cm
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