The Congo and the Founding of its Free State: A Story of Work and Exploration
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1885). First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #22353 .
2 volumes. Large 8vo. xxvii, 528; x, 483pp. Index, Ads. Probably printed in England for Harpers at the same time as the Sampson, Low issue. Pagination is identical and the setting appears to be as well. Illustrated with over 100 full-page plates and in-text drawings, folding maps, large maps in the pockets of each volume. Original green cloth blocked in red, black, brown and gilt on the spines and upper covers in pictorial designs. Spines darkened, light wear to the hinges and edges, one map with some roughness along the edge, else a very good set.
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