Publisher:Longmans, Green & Co, London -- New York -- Toronto, 1936
Longmans, Green & Co, 1936, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
590 g.; IV, 5-160 pages, last page blank, author's note, foreword by J. Wentworth Day and appendix. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of a male African lion. The text is illustrated with another 67 black and white photographs taken by the author. Orange coloured boards with green titles to the backstrip. Dark green coloured tint to the top text block edge. Bumping to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Browning and heavy foxing to the other text block edges. Light browning to the endpapers and the occasional foxing spot and light age toning to the internal text. Previous owners details to the free front end paper, which has been placed in black ink which has ghosted to the front paste-down. Black-and-white photographic dustwrapper, with black and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. This dustwrapper is almost in its component parts. All dustwrapper corners have been chipped and pieces are missing and there is a 2.75 " tear along the lower edge of the front fold over crease. Heavy rubbing to the rear fold over crease which has small horizontal pairs of on it. The top 0.25 " of the backstrip is missing and there is a split that runs 5 inches along the front spine gutter edge (from the bottom edge). There are three horizontal tears across the backstrip: -- one tear 1 " from the bottom edge, the next tear 3 inches from the bottom edge and the last tear is 5 inches from the bottom edge. At the apex of the tear there is a horizontal tear into the front dustwrapper panel measuring 2.5 ". The edges of the dustwrapper have also been heavily rubbed and creased and the lower edge of the front dustwrapper panel has pieces missing from it. A photographic safari in the 1930s of Africa. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Photography; Africa ; Inventory No: 0107711.