1870 AFRICA 1ed Apingi Kingdom Du Chaillu SIGNED Gorillas Pygmy African Voyages

DU CHAILLU, Paul

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Paul Belloni Du Chaillu was a French-American traveler, 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. He later researched the prehistory of Scandinavia. “My Apingi Kingdom” is a classic West African adventure with hunting of ostrich, hyenas, elephants, leopards and more.

 

This charming 19th century edition of “My Apingi Kingdom” is bound in a pictorial cloth hardcover and features 33 engraved illustrations.

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1870 AFRICA 1ed Apingi Kingdom Du Chaillu SIGNED Gorillas Pygmy African Voyages

 

Paul Belloni Du Chaillu was a French-American traveler, 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. He later researched the prehistory of Scandinavia. “My Apingi Kingdom” is a classic West African adventure with hunting of ostrich, hyenas, elephants, leopards and more.

 

This charming 19th century edition of “My Apingi Kingdom” is bound in a pictorial cloth hardcover and features 33 engraved illustrations.

 

Item number: #16178

Price: $550

 

DU CHAILLU, Paul

 

My Apingi kingdom : with life in the great Sahara, and sketches of the chase of the ostrich, hyena, &c.

 

New York : Harper & Brothers, 1870. First edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • viii, 254; 10
  • Provenance: Author’s inscription
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Pictorial cloth
  • Size: ~7.75in X 5.25in (19.5cm x 13.5cm)

 

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Categories

Natural History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

DU CHAILLU, Paul

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete