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In darkest Africa : or, The quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria / by Henry M. Stanley. Vol.2 by  Henry M. (Henry Morton) (1841-1904) Stanley - First Edition - 1890 - from MW Books Ltd. and Biblio.co.uk

In darkest Africa : or, The quest, rescue, and retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria / by Henry M. Stanley. Vol.2

by Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton) (1841-1904)

Condition: Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remai


New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First Edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong.. Physical description; xvi, 540p, [2] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm + 1 map (58x120cm folded to 20x10cm). Notes; Folded map in pocket at rear. Subjects; Emin Pasha 1840-1892. Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1887-1889). Africa, Central — Description and travel.

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 / by Henry M. Stanley. Vol.2




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