STANLEY, Henry M. - Through the Dark Continent

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STANLEY, Henry M. - Through the Dark Continent
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Through the Dark Continent, or, The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa, and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean.

New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, (1878). First Edition. Two volumes. With ten maps and one hundred and fifty woodcuts. Quarto (9 X 6 3/8 in., 229 X 160 mm). 522, 566 pages. Pictorial dark green cloth stamped in gilt, black and dark red. Very Good, with slight rubbing and scuffing, corners bumped. Volume two with 1 in. vertical scrape at upper spine affecting two letters in “Through.” Creasing and edge tears to margins of internal folding map of Vol. 2. Hinges sound. An unusually attractive set despite minor flaws, typically found quite worn. Two large folding maps are present in rear pockets, with slight creasing, toning, and tiny holes at the folds.