NEGROLAND: OR, LIGHT THROWN UPON THE DARK CONTINENT. The History of African Exploration and Adventure as Given in the Leading authorities from Herodotus to the Latest Explorers Including Livingston, Speke, Baker, Stanley, Johnston, & Others.

(New York: Hurst & Co., 1881).

VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN UNUSUALLY FINE CONDITION. A history of African exploration. Though it does cover some of the earlier explorers, it is primarily the story of 19th century exploration, with a large emphasis on Livingstone, Stanley, Burton and Speke. About a time when African exploration was at its peak, the author has put together a chronological history and attempts to help the reader understand the relationship of the different explorers with one another. Illustrations and information are drawn from the original works by those explorers. Item #28714

Scarce First edition. With a profusion of engravings throughout, many full-page. Tall 8vo, publisher’s original terracotta cloth, lettered and pictorially decorated in black on the upper cover. The spine pictorially decorated and lettered in gilt. viii, 496 pp. A superb copy, pristine, very clean, crisp and fresh-- the gilt-work and colouring still bright and very clean.

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