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IN DARKEST AFRICA (2VOLS.)

by Stanley, Henry M

Condition: VG


NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS. VG. 1896. SLIGHT EDGEWORN; BRIGHT COVERS; SLIGHT RIP TO TITLE PAGE OF VOL. 1 .

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. Read more: Identifying first editions of IN DARKEST AFRICA (2VOLS.)




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