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How I Found Livingstone. Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; including four months' residence with Dr. Livingstone by Henry M. Stanley - Hardcover - 1890 - from Duck Cottage Books and Biblio.co.uk

How I Found Livingstone. Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; including four months' residence with Dr. Livingstone

by Henry M. Stanley

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. Hardback. Fair/No Jacket. 672 8vo. 'New and cheaper edition'. Fold out map to rear (complete, untorn but a little foxing). Half leather on marbled-paper covered boards, page edges marbled. Condition notes: Spine crumbling, leather corners rubbed, front free end paper missing and front board pulling away. Text block sound, pages clean apart from first blank page and verso of frontispiece. Occasional neat pencil bibliographic notes of previous owner or seller.


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