STANLEY, Henry Morton. Through the Dark Continent, London: Sampson Low, 1878, 2 vols., 8°, FIRST EDITION, lithographed frontispieces and 8 lithographed maps, 2 folding, 2 large folding lithographed maps in pocket at end of each vol., engraved plates and illustrations (small piece torn away from upper margin of title of vol. I, a few small marginal tears), original pictorial cloth gilt (corners very slightly bumped) -- BURTON, Richard Francis. A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome, London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864, 2 vols., 8°, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispieces, contemporary half calf (worn, upper covers detached, ex-library copy) [Penzer p.72]; and 7 others of related interest. (11)

Lot 113 / Sale 6271
stanley, henry morton.  <i>through the dark continent,</i> london: sampson low, 1878, 2 vols., 8°, first edition, lithographed frontispieces and 8 lithographed maps, 2 folding, 2 large folding lithographed maps in pocket at end of each vol., engraved plates and illustrations (small piece torn away from upper margin of title of vol. i, a few small marginal tears), original pictorial cloth gilt (corners very slightly bumped) -- burton, richard francis.  <i>a mission to gelele, king of dahome,</i> london: tinsley brothers, 1864, 2 vols., 8°, first edition, engraved frontispieces, contemporary half calf (worn, upper covers detached, ex-library copy) [penzer p.72]; and 7 others of related interest. 	 (11)

Price Realized £605
($915)
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Estimate
  • £300 - £500
  • ($454 - $756)

Sale Information Sale 6271
Manuscripts and Printed Books
15 October 1993
London, South Kensington

Lot Description STANLEY, Henry Morton. Through the Dark Continent, London: Sampson Low, 1878, 2 vols., 8°, FIRST EDITION, lithographed frontispieces and 8 lithographed maps, 2 folding, 2 large folding lithographed maps in pocket at end of each vol., engraved plates and illustrations (small piece torn away from upper margin of title of vol. I, a few small marginal tears), original pictorial cloth gilt (corners very slightly bumped) -- BURTON, Richard Francis. A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome, London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864, 2 vols., 8°, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispieces, contemporary half calf (worn, upper covers detached, ex-library copy) [Penzer p.72]; and 7 others of related interest. (11)

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