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EWART S. GROGAN and ARTHUR H. SHARP

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EWART S. GROGAN and ARTHUR H. SHARP From the Cape to Cairo: The First Traverse of Africa from South to North. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1900. 4° (237 x 178mm). Portrait frontispiece, plates, 2 folding coloured maps, numerous illustrations. (Occasional light spotting.) Original decorated cloth, top edge gilt, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, WITH H.M. STANLEY'S BOOKPLATE. Mendelssohn I, p. 648. LIONEL DECLE. Three Years in Savage Africa ... introduction by H.M. Stanley. London: Methuen, 1898. 8° (223 x 140mm). Frontispiece portrait, 3 coloured maps, 2 folding, numerous illustrations. Original decorated cloth (spine faded). FIRST EDITION, with 2 loosely-inserted A.L.S. from the author, one to Stanley, one to Mrs. Stanley, thanking them for their help with the book. Mendelssohn I, p. 427; together with 4 other works, all presentation copies to Stanley, comprising J. Williams Life in the Soudan (London, 1884), J.A. Moloney With Captain Stairs to Katanga (London, 1893), R.W. Murray South Africa (London, 1891), and Filippo Pigafetta A Report of the Kingdom of Congo (London, 1881), all in original cloth. (6)
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