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.
- Number of Books
- History, Illustrated, Natural History, Topography, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- Henry M. Stanley
- Book Title
- In Darkest Africa Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governour of Equatoria
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
- Binding/ Material
- 23×15 cm