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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. [Two Volumes]

Stanley, Henry M.

Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878
From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (Hastings on Hudson, NY, U.S.A.)

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xiv + 522 pp, including 58 illustrations [16 full page] and 6 maps [large folding map of Eastern Africa in pocket at the rear] and ix + 566 pp. including 91 illustrations [18 full page] and 4 maps [large folding map of Western Africa in pocket at the rear]. large folding maps are 28-1/2" x 34". both hinges of both volumes are repaired with plastic tape, and a little wear to the extremities of both volumes [heels and crowns of both spines a little chipped] else good to very good set in original brown cloth over boards with gilt and black stamped spines and covers. the long folding map of Livingstone Falls in the second volume is torn at the attachment about half way and both of the large maps in the rear pockets have a number of tears at the folds [NB: frontispiece glassines are also both a little foxed]. Bookseller Inventory # 207773

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Title: Through the Dark Continent: Or, the Sources ...

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First.

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