Explorations & Adventures In Equatorial Africa Du Chaillu Paul B [Very Good] [Hardcover]
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225x150x55mm+977g . . 500g Postage Incorrect see below for 2kg . . John Murray. London. 1861. First Edition. . . 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. Pp479 plus pp28 of catalogue dated May 1861. Rebound; blue cloth with insert of gilt and black original cover gorilla illustration, black title plate with gilt on spine. Hinges have been strengthened with new endpapers, internally firmly bound. Folding frontis illustration of gorilla, the first ever depiction of the Gorilla, folding map at rear (has damage, creases reinforced), illustrations throughout many full page. Small blind stamp to corner of title page, blue spattered book block, tear to bottom pg 28, age-related discolouration. A fascinating First Edition of this important work by anthropologist Paul Belloni Du Chaillu. Becoming famous in the 1860's as the first modern outsider to confirm the existence of Gorillas and introducing a Scientific approach of the species into Western Culture through this very book: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted. . . Australia_Post_Zoned_International_Shipping_Rates_FOR_THIS_PARCEL . . AP-Zone1_NZ:_AU$33.80 . . AP-Zone3_Canada_USA:_AU$56.60 . . AP-Zone4_UK_Europe:_AU$62.60 . . Domestic_tracked_OR_registered_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_Within_Australia:_AU$14.60
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