Bound in pictorial boards in matching dust wrapper which has slight edge damage. A very good copy. Inscribed by author, 1962 on first free endpaper.
Peter Pauper Press.,
Mount Vernon, New York
Compiled by charlotte and wolf leslau and with decorations by jeff hill.
12mo. 4.5 x 7.5 inches. 61 pp.
FIRST EDITION. Illustrated by title page and black and brown vignettes in text.
First edition of an attractive collection of African proverbs, compiled by Charlotte (d.1998) and Wolf Leslau (1906-2006), a Polish born scholar of near eastern languages and of Ethiopian.
[Stock No. 24400]