“FOR 160 DAYS WE MARCHED THROUGH THE FOREST, BUSH AND JUNGLE”
STANLEY, Henry M. In Darkest Africa. New York, 1890. Two volumes.
Deluxe signed limited first edition, American issue, number 39 of only 250 copies signed by Stanley, of the classic 19th-century account of African exploration. Profusely illustrated with engraved frontispieces, 38 mounted plates on India paper, six additional full-page etchings (each signed by the artist), three color folding maps (two backed in cloth), a folding table of comparative vocabularies, and numerous mounted, in-text India-prints. $15,000.