The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

By: Barns, T. Alexander; Introduction by H. H. Johnson

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The author explored the region above Lake Kivu and Ruwenzori in the Congo with good descriptions of the native peoples and nature and with some emphasis on gorillas, elephants, lions, entomology, cannibals and the volcanoes. The appendix lists the new species of butterflies and moths collected by the author and his wife who accompanied him. There is a chapter on okapi hunting.


First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Extremities bumped, scattered foxing, bookplate to front pastedown and booksellers ticket to rear pastedown. 4to; 10 inches, 26 cm tall; xxxv, 288 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits, folded map, index.


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Title: The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

Author Name: Barns, T. Alexander; Introduction by H. H. Johnson

Categories: A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, Africa, East Africa, Exploration, Natural History, Hunting,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 011053

Keywords: Natural history; Congo (Democratic Republic); Big game hunting - Africa; Hunting trophies; Travel.,