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In darkest Africa : or, The quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria : in two volumes

by Stanley, Henry M

Condition: Very Good


Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volume set. 22 cm. Bound in publisher's green cloth with black Africa emboss on front. Hardcover. Good bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. 3 fold out maps in rear pockets. Minor shelf wear. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.
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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 : or, The quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria : in two volumes




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