The Story of Exploration and Adventure in Africa

The Story of Exploration and Adventure in Africa

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus.

Hardcover. Very Good. Undated, c. 1900. A volume in the Altemus Young People's Library. 264 pp + [4] pp ads, with 80 illustrations, including color frontispiece. 5 x 6.25 inches. Original pictorial cloth, rubbed at the extremities. Small tear to title page at the gutter, else sound and clean. As described by the publisher, the work "records the experiences and adventures, privations, sufferings, trials, dangers, and discoveries in developing the 'Dark Continent'...The reader becomes carried away by the conflicting emotions of wonder and sympathy, and he feels compelled to pursue the story, which he cannot lay down."

Item #13138

Price: $40.00

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