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Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months Experiences in the Last of the Soudan Provinces by  A[rthur] J. [Henry M. Stanley] Mounteney-Jephson - 1st Edition - 1890 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] (SKU: 011157)

Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months Experiences in the Last of the Soudan Provinces

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Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months Experiences in the Last of the Soudan Provinces

by Mounteney-Jephson, A[rthur] J. [Henry M. Stanley]

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
Dramatic story of the rebellion of the Mahdist in 1885 and of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, under H.M. Stanley, journeying to the rescue of General Gordon's lieutenant and friend, Emin Pasha (the German doctor Eduard Schnitzer), by heading up the Congo River.

The author was part of the expedition. Written with the revision and co-operation of Henry M. Stanley.


First American Edition. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; xxiv, 490 pp. index. Pictorially embossed dark green cloth lettered in gilt depicting Pasha standing in a small boat leading the expedition across the Congo. Gravure frontispiece portrait of Mountney-Jephson; Etched portrait of H.M. Stanley; With folding map of Equatorial Province and a facsimile of the Mahdi's letter in Arabic to Emin Pasha demanding his surrender to in back pocket. Wood engravings in the text: 22 plates (incl. photogravure frontis. portrait), title vignette, & 24 text illustrations.

Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear.

Ref: Howgego 4, p876; Ref: Howgego, S60.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
011157
Title
Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months Experiences in the Last of the Soudan Provinces
Author
Mounteney-Jephson, A[rthur] J. [Henry M. Stanley]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1890
Keywords
Explorers; Africa, Central; Stanley, Henry M. 1841-1904; Emin Pasha, 1840-1892; Colonization; British Imperialism
Bookseller catalogs
Travel, Geography & Exploration; Geography & World History; History;

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