Stanley and Africa
Henry Morton Stanley was a famous Welsh explorer and adventurer in Central Africa. At the request of the New York Herald he went on an expedition in search of lost Scottish missionary, David Livingstone. He also later led expeditions in search of the source of the Nile and commanded the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. He would later be knighted in 1899.
This edition features brilliant chromolithograph illustrations of Stanley's exploits throughout Africa as well as local scenery, fauna and cultures.
Hard back binding in publisher's original red cloth covers with gilt title block, author lettering and gilt vignette bust of Stanley to the spine and the upper panel.
8vo. 7 1/2'' x 5 1/4''
No date given, there are several editions published between 1890 and the early 1900s.
List of Images
1. Front Cover
2. Title Page
3. A Forest in Central Africa
4. Chasing the Ostrich
5. A Kaffir War Dance
6. Kaffirs Carrying Their Wounded Front the War
7. Crossing a Stream in South Africa
8. Travelling on a Litter
9. A Whirlwind of Sand in the Sahara
10. A Rain Pool by the Way
11. The Mountains of Hombori
12. Lion Hunting at Night
13. African Ethnology
14. African Flora and Fauna
15. Back Cover
Publisher: Newcastle-on-tyne : Walter Scott press