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FLAMINGO FEATHER: A Story of Africa.

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FLAMINGO FEATHER: A Story of Africa.

by van der POST**, LAUREN:

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.VG./VG.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Pictorial colour decorated dw/dj with slightly rubbed corners with small closed tears but little or no loss,top edge light creases and small closed tears and light rubbing and chipping to head of spine/backstrip. Bottom edges lightly creased with a closed tear to front and a small nick to rear.Rear panel slightly grubbed.Top edge lightly dust-soiled and foxed with light foxing and spotting to fore-edge.Closed tear to middle of slightly faded/sunned spine/backstrip.Light foxing to prelims: ffe,half-title and title pages; else contents bright,tight and clean.Plain red cloth boards with stamped gilt letters to spine/backstrip and plain white endpapers.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,9-319pp. A story of adventure.Briefly,it is the tale of two white hunters: one old, experienced,wise: one young and ardent,who suspect that something evil is being prepared on a vast scale in Africa.They have no idea what it is,but hunter-wise they set out on the only slight spoor they have,to try to discover and defeat it.In the unfolding of their story the immense scene of bush,forest,jungle,lake,burnished plain and purple mountain; the insects,reptiles and vivid animal beings; the background life and mind of the indigenous people in all their archaic reality,are evoked as never before.Indeed,so closely does the story appear to cling to the writer's own experience and knowledge of Africa,so close is the central theme to the probabilities inherent in the contemporary scene,that the story often reads more like an authentic personal experience than fiction. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the weight/ value of this item,for correct,insured shipping P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja1720
Title
FLAMINGO FEATHER: A Story of Africa.
Author
van der POST**, LAUREN:
Format/binding
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Book condition
Used - VG.
Jacket condition
VG.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
LONDON.HOGARTH PRESS,1955.
Keywords
q52.MODERN FIRSTS.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.No ISBN.Modern fiction_Africa.Books_LAUREN van der Post.Venture to the Interior.A Far off Place.Hogarth Press_books_titles.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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