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Paul Du Chaillu
1899 Big Game Hunting & Exploration of Africa *SIGNED BY AUTHOR* Paul Du Chaillu
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899. Near Fine cloth hardcover. 7-1/2 x 5 inches. Mild wear at head and foot of spine cover. Bright Gilt Lettering. Beautiful front cover graphics. Solid hinges and binding. Ex-Library. The book was donated to the library in Galena, Illinois, by Paul Du Chaillu. Book plate inside front cover illustrates. 292 pages. Fully illustrated with drawings. STORIES OF THE GORILLA COUNTRY By Paul Du Chaillu The author: Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1831 to 1903) was a French-American traveler, zoologist, and anthropologist. He became famous in the 1860's as the first modern European outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas, and later the Pygmy people of central Africa. Copyright: 1895 Printed: 1899 ***Signed by author 1899*** HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON DESCRIPTION: Leopards, Cobra, Buffalo, Boar, Witchcraft, Cannibals, Elephant, Fish, Gorilla Slave Ship, Chimpanzee, Gazelle, Hippopotamus, Shark, Crocodile, African Tribal Traditions, Beliefs, and Daily Life. *********************************************************** This book is truly rare in that it has been carefully preserved, and signed by the author in the same year it was printed. More likely than not, although it was a book donated to the library by the author, it was very probably never issued out to the general public. *********************************************************** CONDITION: Near Fine cloth hardcover. 7-1/2 x 5 inches. 292 pages. Illustrated with drawings. Mild wear at head and foot of spine cover. Bright Gilt Lettering. Beautiful front cover graphics. Solid … [Click Below for Full Description]
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