* Superb Set * Henry M Stanley Through The Dark Continent 1899 * 2 Vols *


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Author : Henry Morton Stanley Title: Through The Dark Continent Or The Sources of the Nile Around The Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down The Livingstone River To The Atlantic Ocean )    Publication:  Published By George Newnes Limited London 1899…………………………………….. (See Pictures) Condition Of Books : Revised Edition Two Volumes with a New Preface by the Author especially written for this Edition.It’s a superb two volume set and it’s hard to imagine you better this in terms of condition,with clean endpapers free from inscriptions,Half-Titles are present and with frontispiece portraits (after walery in the first volume)  and lovely portrait of Stanley in costume and two further portraits of Stanley taken before his departure to Africa in 1874 and then emerging from Africa in 1877.Volume one has some 16 full-page plates with 42 smaller illustrations in the text and seven maps full page and one of which is a very large map showing the outline Stanley’s route.Volume number two shows a list of the illustrations at the front of the book and these include 17 full-page illustrations and 72 smaller illustrations set mostly and wrapped around the text.The attractive cloth boards are in burgundy with gilt stamped designs to the front covers with palm tree to the edges,there are bevelled edges to the boards and only light sunning to the colour hue along spines.Very strong firm bindings with no hinge weakness to the joins,these volumes have clearly been sat on shelves for many years and have not been thumbed or marked.There is some very light spotting to the pre-lims.Hugely recommended set in superb condition,large 8vo Two Volumes [1899] NB: We Specialize in Modern First Editions,Rare Literature,Children’s and Signed Copies.We have lots of great books in excellent condition that are currently available and with hundreds more waiting to be listed.Please inquire if you have any questions or would like further information on any title and/or postage options etc.   Postage: (Free Insurance Is Included)UK Postage: £9.50 Sent Royal Mail 48 Tracked 2-3 Working Days Air-Mail:    £35 (Europe) 5-10 working days Tracked  Air-Mail:    £40 (Rest of the World) 7 – 14 working days Tracked  Air-Mail: Zone 3 USA £50 7-14 working days Tracked Payments:Paypal We are happy to send you a paypal invoice on completion of the sale NB: USA is Now World Zone 3 and Air-Mail is now £50 Approx 7-14 Days Delivery

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