1879 1st ed Henry Stanley Through the Dark Continent AFRICA Cannibal Livingstone

STANLEY, Henry M

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Known for his explorations in Africa, Henry Stanley found the Scottish missionary explorer David Livingstone, whom most had assumed had been lost. His acquaintance with continuing expedition with Livingstone led to the expedition for the relief of Emin Pasha, an Ottoman physician. This voyage was notorious for causing the deaths of many of its members to disease and disaster. The events of this expedition were recorded in ‘Through the Dark Continent’, a work that describes the sights and scenes of Africa.

 

This First American edition of ‘Through the Dark Continent’ retells Stanley’s expedition including locating the source of the Nile, circumnavigating Lake Victoria, meeting wealthy kings, and battling cannibals, before his final return home.

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1879 1st ed Henry Stanley Through the Dark Continent AFRICA Cannibal Livingstone

 

Known for his explorations in Africa, Henry Stanley found the Scottish missionary explorer David Livingstone, whom most had assumed had been lost. His acquaintance with continuing expedition with Livingstone led to the expedition for the relief of Emin Pasha, an Ottoman physician. This voyage was notorious for causing the deaths of many of its members to disease and disaster. The events of this expedition were recorded in ‘Through the Dark Continent’, a work that describes the sights and scenes of Africa.

 

This First American edition of ‘Through the Dark Continent’ retells Stanley’s expedition including locating the source of the Nile, circumnavigating Lake Victoria, meeting wealthy kings, and battling cannibals, before his final return home.

 

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STANLEY, Henry M

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

New York, Harper & Brothers, 1879. First American Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   2 volumes

  • [xiv], 522; [ix], 566
  • Illustrated with maps
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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5392

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

STANLEY, Henry M

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete