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    Henry M. Stanley. Through the Dark Continent, or The Sources of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. First American edition. Two octavo volumes. Volume I: 58 illustrations [frontispiece, 13 plates], 6 maps. Volume II: 91 illustrations [frontispiece, 16 plates] 4 maps. Includes the two large folding maps, measuring approximately 27.25 x 33.5 inches, laid-in rear pastedown pockets of each volume; vertical and horizontal folding creases with small tears on several centerpoints; light toning and thumbsoiling. Contemporary half leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles on spines. A bit of rubbing to extremities. Marbled edges. Light toning on page edges. Marbled endpapers. Volume I has front hinge starting, rear hinge cracked. Very good. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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