New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1891
Edition: 1st Edition
Seller ID: 044826
Condition: Very Good
Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black. xvi,547 + xvi,540 pp., illus. w/ 2 steel engravings, 150 illus. and maps. Two (of 3) maps present, lacking the map of Emin Pasha's province (Vol. II), 1 map showing very minor separation at a few fold junctures. Covers are somewhat spotted on both volumes, primarily toward edges, otherwise showing only minor shelf wear, slight label ghosting on lower spine panels. Firm bindings, intact hinges, clean and unmarked interiors. View More...
Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, cloth flecked toward edges on both covers, rubbed with exposure/cloth loss at several points along edges (possibly due to insects rather than use, as the binding shows relatively little wear), 1" x 1/4" cloth loss on upper spine panel including "A" in "Africa." xvii,263 pp. Firm binding. Endpapers and text block edges typically somewhat toned by age, interior slightly toned. Minor dampstaining along top edges through about first half of text block. Folding color map in rear pocket is slightly age-toned but otherw... View More...