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IN DARKEST AFRICA Or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington ... 1890. . 3rd Ed. 2 vols. xv + 529pp. + xv + 472pp. + [ii] publ. adverts. 38 plates, 4 maps including 3 folding, numerous ills. Some light browning, lower hinge to vol. 2. loose, original bright gilt lettered pictorial cloth, minor wear, spines sl. bumped, light dampstaining to lower board of vol. 2. Published the same year as the first edition. One of the best travel books ever written. Stanley was not only the deliverer of Livingstone, but also one of the founders of Tanganyika. In incident, suffering and privation, this was perhaps the most extraordinary of all journeys in Africa. Stanley's course was up the Congo, and its Northern tributaries, through the terrible Central Forest, among the Pygmies to Ruwenzoro, Lake Albert Edward and Albert Nyanzas; homeward through Unjoro to the East Coast at Zanzibar. Additional postage may be necessary US$578
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