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In Darkest Africa: Quest Rescue and Retreat: Six Volumes.

by Henry M. Stanley

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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. Hardcover. Good to very good in red boards with cover art. Minor edge wear at tops of spines. Vol 4 has a 1/4 chip missing on center of spine. Profusely Illustrated. The six volumes were originally sold by subscription only. Fold out map missing from vol. one. All other maps present. The text is clean and pages are not torn or dirty. The binding is solid. We provide fast and reliable shipping service. Satisfaction guaranteed.


Multi-volume Set

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: Quest Rescue and Retreat: Six Volumes.




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