Paul Du Chaillu - Explorations and adventures in Equatorial africa - 1861

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Paul Du Chaillu - Explorations and adventures in Equatorial africa - 1861
Cartography, Colonial history, Illustrated, Topography, Travels - Quantity: 1

I have here for sale a BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED book entitled EXPLORATIONS & ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA; WITH ACCOUNTS OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE PEOPLE AND THE CHACE OF THE GORILLA, CROCODILE, LEOPARD, ELEPHANT, HIPPOPOTAMUS, AND OTHER ANIMALS by PAUL DU CHAILLU. This SECOND EDITION was published in 1861 by JOHN MURRAY, London. With 27 engraved plates - including a large fold out illustration of THE GORILLA - the first depiction of a gorilla printed - all are present, plus many illustrations within the text.
23cm x 16 cm

18+479 pages, folding map and folding gorilla frontispiece, plates, drawings : his famous account of the people of Western Equatorial Africa and their customs, and of chasing gorillas and other game; professionally rebound in 2 tone leather with new end papers, raised bands, gilt lettering & designs; Czech page 86 he encountered elephant, buffalo & hippopotamus. . among the first white men ever to trek into gorilla territory; hardback, well restored, corners sl bumped, spine a little scuffed ow a very good copy of an early edition south africa african exploration gorilla hunting du Chaillu exploration western equatorial africa

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cartography, Colonial history, Illustrated, Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Paul Du Chaillu
Book Title
Explorations and adventures in Equatorial africa
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1861
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
No
Publisher
John Murray
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
479
Dimensions
23×16 cm
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