New edition with a new preface by the author, written for this edition. Two volumes. Large 8vo. Contemporary half burgundy morroco, red buckram boards. Five raised bands with titles and compartments ruled in gilt. Speckled page edges. Volume I, 400pp, with 16 full page illustrations, 42 smaller illustrations and 7 maps (one folding). Volume II, 419pp, with 17 full page illustrations and 73 smaller illustrations. The illustration called for at p.268 Vol I has been bound at p.368. A very good set, the bindings square and firm with a little fading of the spine. The contents spotted to the early pages of volume one and the margins around the folding map are otherwise clean throughout and without loose or torn pages or previous owner's inscriptions or stamps.
This volume covers two famous expeditions, that of 1877 from the mouth of the Congo River to Zanzibar and the Emin Pasha Relief of 1886-1890.
Stock code: 15712