The Country of the Dwarfs
The Country of the Dwarfs by Paul Du Chaillu, published in 1871. Author of “Adventures And Explorations In Equatorial Africa” and “My Apingi Kingdom.” Sections Include: On the African Coast, King Ranpano, KIng Quengueza, Ranpano’s Superstition, Traces of Gorillas, Hunting for the Ipi, Life at Nkongon-Boumba, Astronomical Studies, Imminent Peril, Afraid of the Evil Eye, Grotesque Head Dresses, Curious Fashions in Teeth,ect. Terrific illustrations. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends. Nice gilt decoration on covers and spine.