IN DARKEST AFRICA: OR THE QUEST, RESCUE AND RETREAT OF EMIN GOVERNOR OF EQUATORIA [TWO VOLUMES] [SIGNED]
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1890. Limited Edition, Author's Special Copy. Quarto, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's three quarter brown morocco and gilt-stamped vellum, paneled spine with gilt lettering; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; both volumes with some shelfwear and rubbing, cracking to hinges, rubbing and bumping to corners; volume two with vellum curling and peeling up along spine edge, small closed tear to front board vellum, two spots of damage holes to center of front board, large scratch to morocco on front board; volume one with two clusters of pinprick holes to the front board;
Signed by Stanley on leaf at front noting this the "Author's Special Copy," where the limitation page usually is placed.
with photogravure frontispieces on mounted India paper, three folding maps, two backed with linen and of a larger size, 6 original etched plates, each signed in pencil by artist G. Montbard, and a multitude of wood engravings on tissue paper;
EH Consignment; shelved case 9.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
'Author's Special Copy' which matches the limited edition of 250 copies of the Quarto Edition de Luxe. One of a small number of copies for presentation;