Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin. With Two Steel Engravings, and One hundred and Fifty Illustrations and Maps.
Books are in overall good to very good condition, complete with all three fold-out maps. Exteriors of the books are for the most part clean, showing some rubbing wear to the outer edges of the boards as well as some scattered discoloration to the green dye of the cloth. Volume 1 has a tatter on the front cover which shows up as a white spot since the inside hinge has been repaired/reinforced with a clothbacked bookbinder's tape repair.With the repair the hinge is strongly connected to the front of the page block and the binding is tight and well intact with all pages present and none coming loose, detached or missing. Volume II's binding is likewise tight and well intact with all pages present and none coming loose, detached or missing. Vol II has no repairs.
Books are internally very clean, with the steel plate engraving portraits at the frontispieces of volumes 1 and 2 having only some very light/vague and old water staining at the outer margins of the pages. Large fold-out map at the end of volume 2 is likewise very clean and also has some splits in the crease folds, but not as many and is not as brittle/easier to handle. The small fold-out at the end of volume 2 is well intact clean and with no splits.
Volume I totals 547 pages and volume II totals 540 pages, volumes together measure 9 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches and weigh about 6 1/4 pounds. The item "Antique Exploration Books In Darkest Africa Henry M. Stanley 2v 1st Edition Maps" is in sale since Wednesday, July 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "catalineas" and is located in Northport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.