Lot 510: Henry Stanley's In Darkest Africa

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:33

Lot 510: Author: Stanley, Henry M.; Title: In Darkest Africa: or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons; Date Published: 1890; Description: 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated with wood-engravings & plates; steel-engraved frontispiece portraits; 3 folding maps in rear endpaper pocket. (8vo) publisher's half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. First American Edition.One of the cornerstones of the literature of exploration. Condition: Rubbing, wear and soiling to cloth and boards, spines fraying, small pieces missing from heads of spines; hinges cracked, frontispiece detached in volume 2, slight foxing; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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