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In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria . In Two Volumes by  Henry M Stanley - First American Edition - 1890 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008471)

In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria . In Two Volumes

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In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria . In Two Volumes

by Stanley, Henry M

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  • Hardcover
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Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. Two steel-engraved portrait frontispieces, one hundred fifty illustrations, three folding maps in pockets. Small postage stamp of Protective Association Publishers & Booksellers rear end page. In publisher's deluxe half pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, the backs intricately tooled in gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Near Fine, scant rubbing at the tips, corners rubbedi, interiors clean and bright. The maps are Near Fine, a few small tears at fold creases and some toning verso of map, Vol. I. With laid in 4" x 6 1/2" trade card with portrait of Stanley, published by Wolfson Spice Co., Toledo, Ohio. Verso of card with Stanley bio and offer to receive portrait litho. Card, dated 1890, is Very Good, small edge tears. . First American Edition. Half Pebbled Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
008471
Title
In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria . In Two Volumes
Author
Stanley, Henry M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1890
Bookseller catalogs
World History; Exploration; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Marbled boards
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
verso
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pebbled
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