1868 Paul Chailu Stories Of The Gorilla Country Illustrated Bickers Binding
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Stories of the Gorilla Country
By Paul Chaillu
1868 - London- Sampson Low, Son & Marston
7" by 5"; xii 294pp
An attractively bound workonPaul Du Chaillu's travels to the West Coast of Africa.
Illustrated with numerous steel plate engravings throughout.
In an attractive Bickers and Sons binding.
Paul Belloni Du Chaillu was a French-American traveller, zoologist, and anthropologist. He became famous in the 1860s as the first modern European outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas, and later the Pygmy people of central Africa.
In a full calf binding with gilt details by Bickers and Sons. Externally smart with some minor rubbing to extremties and a prizebookplate to the front pastedown. Internally firmly bound. Pages are clean and bright throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE.
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