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The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration (2 Volume set) by Stanley, Henry M - 1885

The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration (2 Volume set)

by Stanley, Henry M

Edition: 1st

Book Condition: Near Very Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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NY: Harper and Brothers, 1885. First editions in near pristine original cloth. Published NY: Harper and Brothers, 1885. 8vo&…
  • Title: The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration (2 Volume set)
  • Author: Stanley, Henry M
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near Very Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper and Brothers
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1885

We have 2 copies available starting at $200.00

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The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State. A Story of Work and Exploration [Volume Two]

STANLEY, Henry M

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Small quarto. 483, 12 (ads) pp. Illustrated in black and white from engravings, with the folded map in the rear pocket. Decorative cloth stamped in several colors. Neat bookplate on front pastedown. Spine a bit dulled and b…

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$200.00
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The Congo and the Founding of its Free State, a Story of Work and Exploration; two volumes.

Stanley, Henry M

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. 1st. Hardcover. Very good. Bound in publisher's original green cloth with spine and cover stamped in gilt and elaborately illustrated. Grey top edge. Brown endpapers. First American edition. Edges and hinges moderately worn with small areas worn through cloth,…

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$648.00
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Volunteers in the African Bush: Memoirs from Sierra Leone

David Read Barker

Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, January 2013. Trade Paperback. Fine. Slight reading wear to corners, otherwise pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Not damaged. Suitable for gifting. 163 pages. The 25 authors of this book were volunteers in the first Peace Corps rural…

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$32.54
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The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wal

Bishop, Charles (1765?-1810), edited by Michael Roe

lvi+342 pages with frontispiece, 6 maps including two folding maps, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria embossed on front cover with cover and blind stamped ruled edg…

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$25.00
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The Discovery of River Gambra (1623)

Richard Jobson edited by David P. Gamble and P. E. H. Hair

xvi+341 pages with 2 color plates including frontispiece, 13 half tone plates and illustrations, 8 line drawings, 3 maps, bibliography and index. Small quarto (10" x 7") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial sailing ship to front cover. Edited by David P Gamble and P E H…

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$25.00
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Russian Embassies to the Georgian Kings (1589-1605)

Allen, W[illiam] E[dward] D[avid] (1901 – 1973) [editor]

2 Volumes: xxxii+368 pages with frontispiece, five folding maps and ten plates; ix+[369]-640 pages with frontispiece, two folding maps, six plates, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt sailing ship to front cover. Translated b…

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$30.00
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Emin Pasha in Central Africa, being a collection of his letters and journals. Edited and annotated by Professor G. Schweinfurth, Professor F. Ratzel, Dr. R.W. Felkin, and Dr. G. Hartlaub.

EMIN. PASHA

  • Published:
  • Condition: Fair
  • Edition: First American
  • Bookseller: JWSC LLC
547 pages. Black cloth boards; gilt lettering on spine. Spine detatched on one side. JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private collector's estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the estate in the 1970s from (a UK dealer). Additional photos available.

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$20.00
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A Naturalist in the Guianas

Andre, Eugene

  • Published:
  • Condition: Fair
  • Edition: First English edition
  • Bookseller: Mike Park Ltd
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1904. First English edition thus. Octavo, pp xii, 310, illustrated (including two chromolithographs by Keulemans), a rather poor copy, lacking the folding map, an ex-Boots library copy in red library cloth, a bit used and weak internally with cracked hinges (throug…

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£12.50
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Wild Life on the Rockies

Mills, Enos A

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  • Condition: Very Good
  • Bookseller: Agood Book
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good. 262 pp. Cover color and illustration is intact, with a little of the white rubbing off. Gutter is splitting slightly within the first few pages, rest of binding is sound. Cover itself has minor wear to edges. Some pen marks on flyleaf.

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$43.20
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UNKNOWN TUSCANY

Alt, Patrick (with introduction by Rexer, Lyle)

  • Published:
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 0977258505
  • Bookseller: Well Read Books
Culver City, CA: Mammoth Plate Press, 2006. 9 3/4" x 11 1/4". Green cloth-covered boards with black and white photograph to front, and gilt titling to front and spine. Orange paste-downs and end-papers. Original frontispiece showing a black and white photograph. One very slight pen marking to bot…

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$25.00
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Backsheesh! or Life and Adventures in the Orient: With Descriptive and Humorous Sketches of Sights and Scenes over the Atlantic, Down the Danube, ... in Nubia, and Equatorial Africa, etc., etc

Thomas Wallace Knox

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  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: First
  • Bookseller: JWSC LLC
Original brown cloth cover with gilt ornamentation; 694 pages. Binding is loosened, stain on corner of a few pages, spine ends worn. JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private collector's estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the estate in the 1970s. A…

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$30.00
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MORELOS: Agua Turismo ( Mexico - Spanish Edition )

Moctezuma, Jaime Collada; Pablo Diaz Muniz; Andres Gonzalez Pages; Fernando Gomez Carbajal; Foreword By Graco Ramirez Garrido Abreu and Jaime Alvarez Cisneros

  • Published:
  • Condition: Near Fine (see description)
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 8415888279
  • Bookseller: Leonard Shoup
Spain: Spain: Editorial Planeta / Lunwerg, 2013, 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed), 2013. -----------hardcover, about 10.25 x 11.75 inches, overseas shipping (anything outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket wit…

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$34.95