Hardcover.No DJ. Cover picture chips.Some interior foxing. Good+; Four Young American adventurers travel through parts of Central Africa, especially on the Zambezi River.; Quarto; 312 pp. pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Through African Wilds: of the Adventures of ...
Publisher: DeWolfe, Fiske & Co. N.D.
Illustrator: Illustrated by L.Skelton drawings
Book Description Dewolfe, Fiske & Co., Publishers, Boston, 1904. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Illustrated (illustrator). 1st Edition. Dewolfe, Fiske & Co., Boston. No date. Inscription dated 1904. Attractive illustrated cover with chromolithograph and accents in gold gilt. Frontispiece. Small illustration to title page. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 312 pages.Scratches and light scarring to covers. Binding is loose with separation within and some detached pages. Corner missing from front end page. One page torn out but present. Scattered light smudges and stains. Fair to Good- condition. Seller Inventory # 000350
Book Description DeWolfe, Fiske & Co., 1890. Decorative Paper over boards. Condition: Good. 2 individual vols. 1: Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 312 pages, black and white intertextual illustrations throughout, red quarter-cloth with illustrated paper over boards. A good clean copy overall, but cloth spine frayed and chipped at top and botton edges, fore-corner tips worn through to boards; hinges cracked, paper clean and lightly yellowed; travelogue includes Algeria, Central Africa, the Zambesi, South Africa. Previous owner's signature on free front endpaper. / 2: Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 344 pages black and white intertextual illustrations throughout, maroon quarter-cloth over illustrated boards. A good + clean copy overall, exterior only good, cloth spine rubbed at top and botton edges, spine titles rubbed away, fore-corner tips worn through to boards, but cover illustration relatively bright and rubbed primarily at the margins. Interior very clean and neat, paper lightly yellowed, previous owner's name penned on front endpaper with year 1896. Seller Inventory # 8078
Book Description DeWolfe, Fiske (1890), Boston, 1890. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Oversized hardcover in color illustrated boards over maroon cloth spine. N.d. (circa 1890), 312 pp. with some 200 illustrations in the text. A tight, very good example, hinges firm, some modest wear to the outer tips and edges. An adventure tale/travelog of four American youths and their late 1870s journey to Africa. They visited major population centers and also interior regions. A rather well preserved example of a book usually found in poor condition. Seller Inventory # E19919