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AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1991

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

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AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1965

Edition: First Edition


White DJ a bit browned (as usual) and with three small tears ; Fore edge uncut; 8vo; 373 pages View more info

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AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1965

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ; A novel of the Amazon jungle ; 8vo; 373 pages View more info

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THE SNOW LEOPARD

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1978


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 View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter & Porter, Eliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc., 1972

Edition: First Edition


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 View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter & Porter, Eliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1972


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 View more info

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UNDER THE MOUNTAIN WALL A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1962

Edition: Book Club Edition


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 View more info