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Coomassie and Magdala:

The story of two British campaigns in Africa.

Stock Code 112047

London, Marston Low, Sampson, Low & Searle, 1874

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Stanley's lively account, written whilst special correspondent for the New York Herald, of the British Expedition against the Ashantis in Africa under Sir Garnet Wolesley in 1874. It also details the British Campaign in Abyssinia. Lord Wolesley was struck by Stanley's courage and considered him 'amongst the bravest of my brave comrades'.

First edition, 8vo, xiv, 510 pp., 17 full-page wood-engraved plates including 2 portrait frontispieces, 2 folding maps, 12 illustrations in text, original green pictorial cloth gilt, a very good copy.

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Coomassie and Magdala:

STANLEY, Henry Morton.

Stock code: 112047

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