24 September 2002
The Land of the Pigmies ... introduction by H.M. Stanley. London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1898. 8° (218 x 140mm). Portrait frontispiece, numerous illustrations, some full page. Original decorated cloth, top edge gilt (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION.
G. BURROWS. The Curse of Central Africa with which is incorporated A Campaign Amongst Cannibals by Edgar Canisius. London: R.A. Everett, 1903. 4° (247 x 158mm). Title in red and black. Portrait frontispiece, numerous illustrations. Original decorated cloth. FIRST EDITION, WITH H.M. STANLEY'S BOOKPLATE.
M.A. PRINGLE. Towards the Mountains of the Moon: A Journey in East Africa. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood, 1884. 8° (207 x 138mm). Folding sheet of three maps at rear. Original decorated cloth, unopened. FIRST EDITION.
LIONEL DECLE. Three Years in Savage Africa ... introduction by H.M. Stanley. London: Methuen, 1898. 8° (222 x 145mm). Half-title. Portrait frontispiece, 3 coloured maps, one folding. Numerous illustrations, some full page. (Occasional light spotting.) Original decorated cloth (slightly soiled and faded). First edition. Mendelssohn I, p. 427; and 14 others, including: J.W. Gregory The Great Rift Valley (London, 1896), William Taylor The Flaming Torch in Darkest Africa ... introduction by H.M. Stanley (New York, 1898), and A.B. Lloyd In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country (London, 1899). (18)
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