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1 Matthiessen, Peter AFRICAN SILENCES
New York Random House 1991 0679400214 / 9780679400219 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Two minor ink stains on DJ. Internally NF with binding tight ; An incisive and ultimately sad book about endangered wildlife in Africa, the conditions which give rise to poaching, the rampant corruption in government that contributes to the degradation of the environment. With maps in endpapers ; 8vo; 225 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
2 Matthiessen, Peter AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD
New York Random House 1965 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
White DJ a bit browned (as usual) and with three small tears ; Fore edge uncut; 8vo; 373 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
3 Matthiessen, Peter AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD
New York Random House 1965 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear to DJ; A novel of the Amazon jungle ; 8vo; 373 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
4 Matthiessen, Peter THE SNOW LEOPARD
New York Viking Press 1978 0-670-65374-8 / 9780670653744 Hardcover; Second Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Author Matthiessen travels to Nepal with biologist George Schaller in the hope of ascending the Crystal Mountain and of seeing the elusive snow leopard ; 8vo; 338 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
5 Matthiessen, Peter & Porter, Eliot THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc. 1972 0-525-22265-0 / 9780525222651 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear with small tears and slight staining to DJ. Foxing to edges and endpapers ; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Matthiessen, Peter & Porter, Eliot THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
London Collins 1972 0-00-211836-6 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear with small tears and slight staining to price clipped DJ; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
7 Matthiessen, Peter UNDER THE MOUNTAIN WALL A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age
New York Viking Press 1962 0670739146 / 9780670739141 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Wear and chipping to DJ ; Two years of study of the Kurelu peoples in New Guinea off the coast of Australia with the Harvard-Peabody expedition. Dedicated to Michael Rockefeller, who was part of but sadly did not live to see the completion of the expedition. Stated book club edition to copyright page, photo sections at front of book and after page 160; 8vo; 256, xxxii pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 

 



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