Paul du Chaillu - Explorations & Adventures in Equatorial Africa; Complete with all engravings and Map - 1861

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Paul du Chaillu - Explorations & Adventures in Equatorial Africa; Complete with all engravings and Map - 1861
Biologie, Histoire naturelle, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes - Quantité : 1

Half-leather binding - xviii, 479 pp. + 74 engravings (of which 1 folding frontispiece, 27 full-page plates + 1 folding map 38 × 44 cm.

Condition: Later half-leather library binding and renewed endpapers. Plates with small stamp. Paper slightly thumbed, minor foxing. Moderate map, glued in several places. See pictures.

Content, see also the content photos:
Preface, 26 Chapters and Appendix.

‘Paul Belloni du Chaillu (31 July 1831 (disputed) - 29 April 1903) was a French-American traveller and anthropologist. He became famous in the 1860s for confirming the existence of gorillas while travelling in West Africa. Accounts of his expeditions were published, in 1861 and 1867. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, and other Animals. In 1865, he was elected king of the Apingi tribe. He deleivered many public lectures in New York, London and Paris (...).’

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Biologie, Histoire naturelle, Livres illustrés, Voyages et découvertes
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Paul du Chaillu
Titre du livre
Explorations & Adventures in Equatorial Africa; Complete with all engravings and Map
État
État raisonnable
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1861
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
John Murray
Reliure
Demi cuir
Nombre de pages
479
Dimensions
215×140 mm
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