"Heroes of the Dark Continent", Buel, J.W.
Subject: History - Africa
Period: 1889 (published)
Publication: Manufacturers' Book Co.
Color: Black & White
8.2 x 10.5 inches
20.8 x 26.7 cm
A dramatic account of exploration and adventure the Dark Continent, from the perspective of the colonist and predating decolonization. "Including a full, authentic and thrilling account of Stanley's famous relief of Emin Pasha, replete with astounding events, wonderful adventures..." and much more. Illustrated with 500 engravings including 3 chromolithographed plates. 606 pp., 3 maps and 2 pp. of advertisements. Illustrated endpapers. Hardbound in light green buckram with gold embossed covers and spine.
Cover stained, corners well worn. Spine is cracked inside covers, but not separated.