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Through the Dark Continent, or the Source of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean
London, George Newnes, 1899. Large 8vo. Re-issue by arrangement with Messrs. Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Ltd . 2 vols: xxxii, 400 pp.; xi, [1], 419, [1] pp. Half-titles, frontispiece portraits (after Walery in the first volume) and dedication leaf to the first volume. With a new preface by the author, written for this edition. First volume illustrated with 16 full-page plates out of the text, 42 smaller illustrations in the text, and 7 plates out of the text with full-page maps, one of which is a large folding map showing Stanley s route outlined in red. Second volume illustrated with 17 full-page plates out of the text and 73 smaller illustrations in the text. Original publisher s illustrated burgundy cloth with gilt-stamped figures, bevelled edge boards. All edges sprinkled in red. Very minor rubbing to extremities of binding. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ORSI LIBRI [Milano, Italy]
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