Lot 95 of 312:
H.M. Stanley, Through the Dark Continent  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Through the Dark Continent; or, The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean
Author:
Stanley, Henry M.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers
Date:
1879
Description:

2 volumes. xiv, 522; ix, 566 + 2 ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings & plates; 10 maps (3 of them folding, 2 of which are loose in rear endpaper pockets). 22.25x14 cm (8¾x5¾"), original pictorial green cloth with lettering & highlights in gilt.

Stanley returns to Africa following the death of David Livingstone. One of the more attractive of the works produced by the most renowned, if not greatest, of the 19th century explorers of Africa.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to covers and extremities; slight lean to spine; hinges started; gift inscription on recto of frontispiece; loss to margins of plate and tissue guard facing vol. 1, page 37 (insect damage?) and surrounding pages; pages toned; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306580
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