Antique Book-STANLEY'S REIZEN-AFRICA-TRAVELOGUE-Belloguet-Scherpenseel-1886

Price: € 147,50

Subject: Amsterdam/Brussel: P. Maes, 1886. 4to: [iv], 559, [i] pp. Half leather over marbled boards. Gilt decoration and lettering to the spine.
Condition: Good, given age. The corners, spine and board edges rubbed and a little worn. The title and half-title quite foxed. Some scattered foxing throughout in the book, also on the plates. Binding shaky but intact. Library stamp and ownership annotation on the first pages.
Medium: With numerous wood engravings in the text, engraved plates and 5 chromolithographed plates. One double-page map and a single-page map. Belloguet.
Size (in cm): 4to: 19.5 x 27.2 cm.
Size (in inch): 4to: 7.7 x 10.7 inch.
Part Number: 55379
Location: ZL9-01
Antique Book, titled: 'Stanley's Reizen. Ontdekkingen en Lotgevallen in Midden-Afrika. Hoe ik Livingstone vond.', by: J. Scherpenseel. First of two volumes, the Dutch translation of Stanley's travelogue of his travels in Africa.

Artists and Engravers: Author(s): J. Scherpenseel. Translated from the English of Henry Morton Stanley by J. Scherpenseel. Illustrated by: Belloguet was the artist and lithographer of the chromolithographed plates. The engravings by a number of artists and engravers and often unsigned.