In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With two steel engravings and one hundred and fifty illustrations and maps. Henry M. STANLEY.
In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With two steel engravings and one hundred and fifty illustrations and maps
In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With two steel engravings and one hundred and fifty illustrations and maps

In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With two steel engravings and one hundred and fifty illustrations and maps

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. Reprint (first published the previous year). 8vo. 2 volumes: xiv, 547; xvi, 540 pp. Illustrated, plates, maps, two large folding color maps in rear pockets. "Relief of Emin Pasha who had been cut off after the fall of Khartoum (1885) by the fanatical force of the Mahdi ... this adventure, with descriptions of the forest and its animal life, as well as both vivid and valuable ethnological data regarding the Pigmy tribes ... on his way from the vast shadow where so many of his men had met death (only a third survived the expedition), Stanley discovered Ruwenzori or 'Mountains of the Moon'" (DAB). Endpapers neatly replaced in volume 1, else a fine bright copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated green cloth. (#4722). Item #57723

Price: $275.00

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