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Cinq annees au Congo 1879-1884: voyages, explorations, fondation de l'etat libre du Congo. Traduit de l'anglais par Gerard Harry
Paris, Maurice Dreyfous, [1885]. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. 4to, xviii, 696 pp. Half-title; dedication leaf; 120 engravings in the text including frontispiece with tissue guard (a good number of which are full-page). King Leopold s portrait with tissue guard is out of the text, facing p. vii. 4 coloured maps out of the text: 3 are fold-out plates and the fourth map is a very large folding carte du bassin du Congo et des pays limitrophes inserted in end-pocket and divided in two parts of equal size. Owner s autograph to front endpaper and label of Milan Libreria Malavasi. Very occasional light foxing. Original pictorial cloth, slightly worn and with some minor spotting. Overall, an excellent copy. A.e.g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ORSI LIBRI [Milano, Italy]
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