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Lot 0037
EARLY PHOTOGRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED VOLUME FROM KILMANJARO REGION, Berlin, 1888. "Zum Schneedom des Kilimandscharo." German text and 40 rich woodburytype photographs by Dr. Hans Meyer. Meyer, a German Professor of Geology, was one of the first to reach the peak of Africa's highest mountain, in present Tanzania, soon after this volume appeared. It is a large 15 x 12 -inch volume with illustrated cover. The contents are tight, without damage or foxing. The covers are intact but show slight wear. The spine is missing but the paper that was beneath the spine is still present and holds everything together. The photographs include many scenes of native life.


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Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jan 29, 2019
Yonkers, NY, USA