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Four historical leatherbound books by Stanley, Whitehead, and Potter. 1st item: Through the Dark Continent or The Sources of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa by Henry M. Stanley, containing maps of Africa and numerous engraved illustrations of fish, animals, tools, musical instruments and other items of African material culture. Published London by Sampson, Low, Marston etc. 1887 (6th edition). Tooled leather binding, bookplate and tooled leather name on front for All Saints School Bloxham (Cambridge Syndicate Examination Mid Summer 1889, awarded as prize to W.F. Chandler by The Governing Body). 2nd item: 1820 leatherbound copy of Whitehead's Poem on the Battle of Waterloo, by William Whitehead, published 1820 and printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, for subscribers listed at the end of the book. Missing front free endpaper and half-title page. Extensive historical and biographical notes, rare. 3rd and 4th items: The Tragedies of Euripides in 2 volumes, translated by R. Potter. Printed for J. Mawman, C. Law and others, London, 1814. Provenance: the estate of Margaret Wemyss Connor, Nashville, Tennessee. Condition: 1st item: 1 folding map of Africa torn, light wear and stain to lower right front cover. Otherwise very good condition. 2nd item: Wear and staining to covers, partial loss to title on spine, some foxing to interior pages. 3rd and 4th items: Wear and foxing to covers, part of title on spines missing, light discoloration and foxing to interior pages.