Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which is worn and chipped at edges, with missing section from tail of spine. A little browned inside, but otherwise a very good copy. Signature on first free endpaper.
Victor Gollancz Ltd.,
Africa: the years of trial.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 269 pp.
Illustrated by 24 pages of black and white plates and by 3 maps in text.
An historical account of the connection between Africa and Europe, especially the gold, ivory and slave trades. The book focuses on three regions of Africa,, Congo, the East African seaboard and lands of Guinea. Basil Davidson (1914-2010) served in the wartime SIS and SOE in the Mediterranean area before turning his attention in the early fifties to Africa.
[Stock No. 25541]