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Stanley - Sorcerers Apprentice

By: McLynn, Frank

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Constable and Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18196

ISBN: 0094702209

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 499 pages; "This is the second volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. During this period of his life King Leopold II of the Belgians was a dominant figure. The complexity of Stanley's relationahsip with Leopold is here described - a story of emotional duplicity and double-dealing. Stanley collaborated with the devious Leopold to outwit the nations of Europe and thus to provide the King of the Belgians ... View more info