The Exploration Diaries Of H. M. Stanley..

STANLEY, H. M. STANLEY, RICHARD AND NEAME, ALAN, EDITED BY..

Bound in original grey cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which is chipped at edges, including head and tail of spine. Extremities a little worn, but otherwise a very good copy.

£30.00

Publisher

William Kimber, 46 Wilton Place, S.W.1,

Place

London

Date

1961

Synopsis

Now first published from the original manuscripts. edited by richard stanley and alan neame.

Item Description

8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 208 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 8 pages of black and white plates. Map endpapers.

Notes

Edited version of the four notebooks of Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), Welsh-American journalist and African explorer, which had recently been discovered in Stanley's country seat. They cover his Second Central African Expedition, 1874-77, sponsored by the New York Herald and Daily Telegraph, from Zanzibar to Lake Victoria, which he circumnavigated, Lake Tanganyika and, discovering a source of the Congo, on to the Atlantic coast.

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