W. HOLMAN BENTLEY
Pioneering on the Congo. London: Religious Tract Society, 1900. 2 volumes, 8° (215 x 135mm). Titles in red and black. Frontispieces, one folding coloured map, numerous illustrations, some full page. Original blue cloth gilt, top edges gilt, dust-jackets. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, BOOKPLATE OF H.M. STANLEY.
DEMETRIUS C. BOULGER. The Congo State: or the Growth of Civilization in Central Africa. London, Calcutta and Simla: 1898. 8° (232 x 145mm). Frontispiece, one folding coloured map, numerous illustrations, some full page. Original blue decorated cloth (ink stain to upper cover). FIRST EDITION.
CHARLES S.L. BATEMAN. The First Ascent of the Kasaï. London and Liverpool: George Philip and Son, 1889. 8° (224 x 153mm). 5 chromolithographs, 6 etchings, 6 engraved plates, 2 coloured maps, one folding, numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Occasional spotting.) Original decorated cloth, top edge gilt (slightly bumped). Provenance: H.C. Pollok (signature). FIRST EDITION; together with 17 other works in 18 volumes, including: H. Ward Five Years with the Congo Cannibals (London, 1890), Edward Gleichen With the Camel Corps up the Nile (London, 1888), F.R. Wingate Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp (London, 1892), and P.L. McDermott British East Africa or Ibea (London, 1893). (22)