Auction 103, Lot 646

"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.


Condition: B

Cover stained, corners well worn. Spine is cracked inside covers, but not separated.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/11/2003