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Lot 2020: J. W. Buel HEROES OF THE DARK CONTINENT AND HOW STANLEY FOUND EMIN PASHA 1889 European Exploration Of Africa Colonialism PlatesPlatinum House
December 9, 2012
Ithaca, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha. A Complete History of All the Great Explorations and Discoveries in Africa, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, including a Full Authentic and Thrilling Account of Stanley's Relief of Emin Pasha, Replete with Astounding Incidents, Wonderful Adventures, Mysterious Providences, Grand Achievements, and Glorious Deeds, as Represented in the Devoted Lives and Splendid Careers of Such Brilliant Characters as Henry M. Stanley, Emin Pasha, Gen. (Chinese) Gordon, and All the Other Great Travellers, Hunters and Explorers, Who, for More Than One Thousand Years, Have Made Africa a Land of Wonders by Their Heroism and Unparalleled Daring. Covering the Whole History of African Explorations and Discovery. Enlivened with Stories of Marvellous Hunts and Wonderful Adventures among Wild Animals, Ferocious Reptiles, and Curious and Savage Races of People Who Inhabit the Dark Continent
Author: J. W. Buel
Publisher: Historical Publishing Company
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 580 pages plus 2 pages of advertisements
Width: 8.5" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in greenish blue cloth, with stamped gilt lettering and pictorial design to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is sound. Endpapers display traces of tape removal. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with color frontispiece and many textual illustrations and plates.
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