The Tree Where Man Was Born

The African Experience

Publisher E.P. Dutton
Year 1972
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 247
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
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E.P. Dutton, 1972. Oversized coffee table style book. Signed and inscribed on title page by author, "For Jane, With kind regards, Peter Matthiessen." Very good condition, tightly bound and clean throughout. Original dust jacket in excellent condition. A beautiful book with breathtaking ELiot Porter photographs throughout, including the dust jacket. "In this classic volume, Matthiessen exquisitely combines both nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully portrays the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; and the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories." 247 pages.