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Author: WAUTERS ALPHONSE JULES (EDITOR) Title: Congo Illustré (Le). Voyages et travaux des Belges dans l'état indépendant du Congo. (periodical).
Description: Bruxelles, rue Brederode, 1892 - 1895 (four years, complete), 4 vols small in-folio, 33 x 24,5 cm, (6) + 221 pp + folding map ; (6) + 224 pp ; (6) + 216 pp ; (6) + 211 pp + (1), with 10 plates (including the frontispieces of Leopold II, Stanley and Bismarck) and 1 folding map (supplement 24 febr. 1895), with numerous text illustrations. Contemporary blue half cloth, uniform bindings, boards covered with marbled paper, extremities a little rubbed and worn, map with a small marginal tear and a few tiny holes, but generally a very good set. First edition (all published). Rare complete set of this important periodical published during the time when Congo ( Zaire) was owned, as private property, by the Belgian king Leopold II. With the rare chromolithographed map bound in in volume I . Text in French. Livre en français. .
Price: EUR 600.00 = appr. US$ 652.11 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 45903