In Darkest Africa by Henry Stanley 2 Vol with Gilt Designed Covers 1890 1st Ed.

Title: IN DARKEST AFRICA
Author: Henry M. Stanley


Scribners, New York, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. Both volumes are bound in green cloth; decorated in black and gilt on the front panels; decorated in gilt on the spines.
Condition: Both volumes have wear at the corners and at the head and foot of the spines; no interior markings; a pouch in the back of volume one contains map of the route taken through Central Africa; a pouch in the back of volume two is missing the Map.
The books are profusely illustrated with drawings and maps.

The Contents are:
VOLUME ONE: Prefatory Letter to Sir William Mackinnon, Chairman of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition; Introductory Chapter; Egypt and Zanzibar; By Sea to the Congo River; To Stanley Pool; From Stanley Pool to Yambuya; At Yambuya; To Panga Falls; From Panga Falls to Ugarrowwa’s; Ugarrowwa’s to Kilonga Longa’s; With the Manyeuma at Ipoto; Through the Forest to Mozamboni’s Peak; Arrival at Lake Albert and Our Return to Ibwiri; Life at Fort Bodo; To the Albert Nyanza a Second Time; The Meeting with Emin Pasha; Personal to the Pasha; Start for the Relief of the Rear Column; Arrival at Banalya: Barttelot Dead; The Sad Story of the Rear Column; and Appendix: Copy of Log of Rear Column.

VOLUME TWO: We Start Our Third Journey to the Nyanaz; Arrival at Fort Bodo; The Great Central African Forest; Imprisonment of Emin Pash and Mr Jephson; Emin Pasha and His Officers Reach Our Camp at Kavalli; We Start Homeward for Zanzibar; Emin Pasha - A Study; To the Albert Edward Nyanza; The Sources of the Nile - The Mountains of the Moon and the Fountains of the Nile; Buwenzori: The Cloud King; Ruwenzori and Lake Albert Edward; Through Ankori to the Alexandra Nile; The Tribes of the Grass Land; To the English Mission Station, South End of Victoria Nyanza; and From The Victoria Nyanaz to Zanzibar; followed by appendices: Congratulations by Cable Reveived at Zanzibar; Comparative Tables of Forest and Grass Land Languages; Itinerary of the Journeys Made in 1887, 1888, 1889; and Balance Sheet of the Relief Expedition; along with a general index

Period

1800s

Attributes

1st Edition

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