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In Darkest Africa

by STANLEY, HENRY M

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First American Edition; trade issue; two volumes; publisher's cloth. Aside from a little rubbing; a fine set.
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New York: Scribner's, 1890. First American Edition; trade issue; two volumes; publisher's cloth. Aside from a little rubbing; a fine set.

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
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
21057P
Title
In Darkest Africa
Author
STANLEY, HENRY M
Book condition
Used - First American Edition; trade issue; two volumes; publisher's cloth. Aside from a little rubbing; a fine set.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribner's
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1890
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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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