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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    STANLEY, Henry Morton (1841-1904). In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. 2 volumes, 8°. Wood-engraved plates and illustrations, 3 folding colour-printed maps (2 maps torn without loss, occasional light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt by Leighton Son and Hodge (some very light rubbing, inner hinges of vol. I splitting). Provenance: Brithdir, Carmarthen (blind stamp to front free endpaper of vol. II). FIRST EDITION. (2)

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    STANLEY, Henry Morton (1841-1904). In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1890. 2 volumes, 8°. Wood-engraved plates and illustrations, 3 folding colour-printed maps (2 maps torn without loss, occasional light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt by Leighton Son and Hodge (some very light rubbing, inner hinges of vol. I splitting). Provenance: Brithdir, Carmarthen (blind stamp to front free endpaper of vol. II). FIRST EDITION. (2)


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