Im dunkelsten Afrika. Aufsuchung, Rettung und Rückzug Emin Pascha's, Gouverneurs der Aequatorialprovinz. Two volumes. Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1890.
Pp. xii, 515, (1); viii, 480, (8) adv. With two portraits, one folding facsimile letter, 3 maps, 36 full page plates and many more textual illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. Small library stamp verso of titles. First German edition, translated from the English by H. von Wobeser. This narrative is from Stanley's last African expedition. He travelled up the Congo River and crossed central Africa in command of a relief expedition for Emin Pasha. He explored the Semliki River and made European discovery of the Ruwenzori Range and completed the journey in Zanzibar in 1889. The facismile letter is only included in the German edition. A great copy. Borst 3873. Kainbacher p. 133.
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