1874 Coomassie and Magdala: The Story of Two British Campaigns in Africa
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Early Edition, Fine Binding, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound
The second edition of this work, published in the same year as the first, and in an excellent half morocco binding.
Illustrated with two folding maps, and a number of illustrations. Collated, complete.
Explorer and journalist Henry Morton Stanley's account of two British military campaigns in East and West Africa in 1868 and 1873-74, led by Sir Robert Napier and Sir Garnet Wolseley respectively. Stanley was present on these campaigns as a war correspondent for the New York Herald.
Stanley's reports on the Abyssinian campaign established his Stanley reputation as one of the leading journalists of the time.
With half title.
A lovely early edition from the man made famous by his exploration of Central Africa and his successful search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone.
Rebound in half morocco, with marbled paper boards, and endpapers renewed. Externally, fine. Exceptionally bright. Internally, firmly bound. A number of small closed tears to first folding map, with tape repairs to map reverse. Scattered light handling marks throughout, with pages otherwise generally clean and bright.
Very Good Indeed
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