the complete, illustrated introduction to a famous Expedition to Kilimandjaro

Sjöstedt, Y.

Die Tierwelt der Steppen und Berge. Die Mkulumusi-Höhlen bei Tanga, die Bevölkerung des Kilimandjaro-Meru-Gebiets.

Published 1910
Item ID 33096

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Stockholm, P. Palmquist, 1910. 4to (30.2 x 24.0 cm). 80 pp.; 13 photographic plates, one map. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-lined, bands and gilt title. Speckled edges. Original printed wrappers bound in.

This is the complete introduction to the famous Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, describing 60.000 animals. It includes lists of animals collected in the rain forests, and those found higher up the mountain from 3,000 meters up. Includes a detailed map of the mountain, as well as large photos of the area, the local people, and mountain vegetation. Library stamp on cover from the famous Museum König in Bonn. Inscribed dedication to Alexander König by the author on the front wrapper. Board edges a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. Rare, especially when nicely bound, like this copy. Nissen ZBI, 3859.

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