Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 325

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON. In Darkest Africa; or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. 40 mounted plates on India paper; 6 signed etchings by G. Montbard; 3 folding maps (2 mounted on linen); color geological diagram; 2 reproductions of pages from Stanley's notebook; folding table. Half-titles. Titles in red and black. 2 volumes. 4to, original 1/2 morocco gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut, few scratches to rear covers, light to moderate spotting to vellum; contents generally quite clean, with foxing on maps confined to linen backs. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890

Additional Details

first american edition. number 241 of the "demy quarto edition de luxe" limited to 250 numbered sets, signed by stanley.