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8vo. (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Brown leather binding with raised banding to spine and Red / gold decororation and lettering. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In excellent, near fine condition. No inscriptions or marks. 479pp. With map and illustrations. Loosely laid in is a leaf by “Time Life Books” giving detailed information on the author and his life. “This leather-bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with two fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1861 and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work, including typographical errors and printing irregularities”.
Title: Explorations & Adventures in Equatorial Africa. With accounts of the manners and customs of the people and of the chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals. (Classics of Exploration Series)
Publisher: Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1985:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 75172
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