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STANLEY, Henry Morton.

Rare books on African exploration by Henry Stanley, including first editions and copies in fine bindings of In Darkest Africa.

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  1. 119334
    First edition of Stanley's account of his controversial Trans-African Expedition of 1874-7, the "largest African expedition ever seen and one of the most celebrated of all African expeditions of the nineteenth century" (ODNB). Exploring equatorial Africa and, in particular, the Great Lakes regions, Stanley finally dispelled... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 119334

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  2. 119331
    First edition, scarce in the cloth, and less commonly encountered than the first US edition, published the same year. "Although it did not involve any significant geographical discoveries, Stanley considered his work on the Congo to be among the most important of his life. His book The Congo and the Founding of its Free... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 119331

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  3. 130744
    First edition of Stanley's famous account of his 1886-9 expedition to relieve Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria who was supposedly besieged by Mahdist forces. Stanley's dealings with Pasha (who proved resistant to being "rescued"), his abandonment of his own rear column and his wider motives for his mission have all... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 130744

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  4. 99698comp
    Signed limited edition, number 102 of 250 copies signed by the author. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 99698

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  5. In Darkest Africa
    First edition, edition de luxe, number 199 of 250 copies signed by Stanley. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 103759

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  6. 130411comp
    First edition, edition de luxe, number 117 of 250 copies signed by Stanley. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 130411

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  7. In Darkest Africa
    First US edition, first printing. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered Ottoman governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense Ituri rain forest. Stanley's... Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 114844

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  8. i1
    Stanley's printed appeal for contributions for the raising of a permanent monument on the site of the burial of Livingstone's heart. On his death in 1873 the great missionary's heart had been buried by his loyal followers in a tin box beneath a mpundu tree, before they carried his preserved body to the coast for its return... Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 43983

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