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In Darkest Africa

by STANLEY,HENRY M

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sampson low,marston,searle and rivington london 1890. ex-lib.first edition rebound 2 vols.529/472pp ills.[b/w w.2 [of 3] fold-out maps;1 plate and 1 map missing from vol.2] VG- (rebound in black half-cloth w.green cloth boards,original leather spines laid down but with gilt libr.stamps,sl.soiling to leather,new eps,prelims.of vol.1 detached but present,contents mod.foxed,linen-backed fold-out map in vol.1 bound in at rear,tight)

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


  • Seller: Hard To Find Books NZ (NZ)
  • Seller Inventory #: 65094
  • Title: In Darkest Africa
  • Author: STANLEY,HENRY M
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: sampson low,marston,searle and rivington london 1890
  • Keywords: history travel geography emin henry stanley africa equatoria


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