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In Darkest Africa - 2 Vol by Henry M. Stanley - Hardcover - 1890 - from Trench Books (SKU: 002995)

In Darkest Africa - 2 Vol

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In Darkest Africa - 2 Vol

by Henry M. Stanley

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  • Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1890. Shelfwear to edges and corners, slight wear/rubbing to boards. Dark green cloth with gold titles and blind stamped outline of Africa. Dark brown endpapers, two steel engravings, 150 illus and maps. Three folded maps in rear pockets, small, med. and large; the two larger maps are partially split at folds, otherwise all three are in VG, clean condition. Both volumes are sound, clean and unmarked. "In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria". Photos on request. Extra postage will be required outside the US.. Green Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.

Synopsis

In Darkest Africa (1890) is Henry M. Stanley’s own account of his last adventure on the African continent. At the turn of that century, the interior of the African continent was largely unknown to the American and European public. With the accounts of great explorers like Stanley, readers became thrilled by stories African expeditions and longed to follow in the footsteps of these explorers. In 1888, Stanley led an expedition to come to the aid of Mehmed Emin Pasha. The two volumes that compose In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria are his account of what happened.

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Bookseller
Trench Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002995
Title
In Darkest Africa - 2 Vol
Author
Henry M. Stanley
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribners Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1890
Bookseller catalogs
Africa;

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General stock, but specializing in fiction titles through 1970 and early children's series books. Large inventory, being listed as time permits. All listed titles are subject to prior sale.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or...[more]

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