New York: Scribner, Armstrong and Co., 1873. Hardcover. Small octavo; pp; (xii), 397, (vii), ads; folding map, frontispiece and twenty-nine black and white plates; original pictorial terra-cotta cloth, stamped in black and gilt; Taylor compiled and arranged this volume and was the Editor of the Series. very good to near fine and appear to have never been read. Item #18585
A remarkable relic of Gilded Age publishing offering a look at the unknown places of the World. Taylor compiled and arranged this volume. Bears the bookplate and signature of Leon G. Bagley of Rutland Vermont. Bagley was a prominent citizen and manager of the Western Union Telegraph Office. The Library Of Travel, Exploration & Adventure Edited by Bayard Taylor. Includes exploration of David Livingstone & John H. Speke, Richard Burton, Samuel W. Baker.