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In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria
London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Limited, 1890. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 2 vols: xv, 529, [1] pp.; xv, [1], 472 pp. and 2 pp. of publisherÂ’s ads. Both vols with frontispiece plates of portraits (first vol. with protective tissue guard). One very large folding coloured route map to the first vol. with skillfully repaired tear; another very large map to the second vol., plus two other smaller maps, one of which is fold-out. First vol. illustrated with 15 full-page engraved plates out of the text and 59 smaller illustrations in the text. Second vol. illustrated with 23 full-page engraved plates out of the text and 46 smaller illustrations in the text. Illustrated monochrome endpapers. Original reddish-brown pictorial cloth, gilt letterings and figures. Very occasional mild foxing, lightly bumped corners, minor wear to head- and tail-caps. An excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ORSI LIBRI [Milano, Italy]
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