Chez nos Indiens: Quatre annees dans la Guyane Francaise (1887-1891)

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    First Edition.

    30cm x 21.5cm. [vi], frontispiece, iii, 614 pages, folding map, black and white illustrations. Red half leather, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers. Text is in French.

    ‘Among Our Indians: Four Years in French Guiana (1887-1891)’ by French professor and explorer Henri Anatole Coudreau (1859-1889). Illustrated throughout, mostly with portraits of indigenous peoples, also details of accoutrements, landscapes, and wildlife, and with a large folding map at rear.

    Some rubbing to the leather and boards and with some discolouration to the spine and top edge of upper board. Some insect damage and minor soils to the fore-edge. Foxing throughout. Binding is sturdy. Map is in Very Good Condition, complete but with some wear to edges. Good Condition.