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Africa Dances

Nick Harvill Libraries

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Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Good; fraying and tears to d/j spine slanted
Country of Origin:
USA
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
9" L x 6" W x 2" H
Color/Finish:
multi

Why We Love This

Africa Dances by Geoffrey Gorer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First American edition. 337 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The author accompanied his friend, the acclaimed African dancer Benga, on a journey deep into unexplored Francophone Africa to study native dances, with the intent to export them back to Europe. A record of that experience. Includes two sections of photogravure plates.
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About Nick Harvill Libraries

California-based Nick Harvill Libraries specializes in out-of-print and rare books from the 20th century on fashion, design, art, social history, travel, Hollywood, and photography. NHL and its books have been profiled in Vogue, C Magazine, The Peak of Chic, Angeleno, Vogue Living, the Los Angeles Times, and American Express’s Black Ink Magazine. Elle Décor recommended NHL for its “hip vintage books” from a “smart young dealer.”