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In Quest of Gorillas

Vintage Rescue

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; wear and fading to cloth covers, some foxing out page edges
Materials:
paper/cloth
Size:
9.5" L x 6.25" W
Color/Finish:
green/gilt

Why We Love This

In Quest of Gorillas by William K. Gregory and Henry C. Raven. New Bedford: The Darwin Press, 1937. First Edition. 241 pages. Green cloth hardcover gilt stamped with the head of a gorilla. Faded spine lettering. Map endpapers. The story of an expedition to central Africa in 1929 sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History and Columbia University. A study of gorillas in the French Congo, Belgian Congo, Cameroon and Tanganyika. Illustrated.
As described by Vintage Rescue

About Vintage Rescue

Hope Berschler of Vintage Rescue has been rescuing eclectic 20th-century household treasures for more than two decades and delights in putting them back into circulation. She has an affinity for vintage books and ephemera, not only for their stories, but for their design, cultural references and yes, their covers. Curated especially for One Kings Lane, the items offered here are ready for you to rescue and use for vintage home decor and gifting.