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AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3992

ISBN: 0679400214

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelfwear to DJ and with one small inkstain ; 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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AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18447

ISBN: 0679400214

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear and a bit darkened ; 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

Order Number: 3948

Condition: 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 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

Order Number: 12453

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

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SAND RIVERS

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1981

Order Number: 18468

ISBN: 0670616966

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light wear to extremities and light chipping. Spine slanted ; Numerous wonderful color photographs by Hugo van Lawick. A safari into the deepest forest of Tanzania; 8vo View more info

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THE SNOW LEOPARD

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1978

Order Number: 17254

ISBN: 0670653748

Condition: 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 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

Order Number: 16675

ISBN: 0525222650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with small tears and slight staining to DJ. Light 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: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Order Number: 16674

ISBN: 0002118366

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light 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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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18470

ISBN: 0525222650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small corner on half title page missing. Back board corne lightly bumped; 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: $40.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18471

ISBN: 0525222650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear; 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: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18472

ISBN: 0525222650

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear and one small chip; 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: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7668

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light rubbing to DJ and with small closed tear. Price clipped; Record of the Harvard-Peabody expedition to New Guinea and dedicated to Michael Rockefeller, who was part of but did not live to see the completion of the study. Photo sections to the front and to the rear of book ; 8vo; 256, xxxii 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

Order Number: 15577

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light 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