1938 1st ed in unclipped but worn jacket. True first 1938 Tan cloth book approaching fine condition with no internal marking and no real appreciable wear. Jacket is not price clipped but has some loss at spine endsa dn corners and rubbing along edges. The loss at the spine ends doe not affect any lettering. A reasonably priced jacketed first. 299pp -Quality Counts! All books shipped in Cardboard and all books with dust jackets have mylar jacket protectors., Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Frontiers of enchantment;: An artist's ...
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Publication Date: 1938
Book Condition: Used: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Simon & Schuster, New York, 1938. Third Printing. Hardcover. Large 8vo. xii + 300pp, (ii). Original beige cloth with gilt titlting to brown title label on spine, map endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the front blank: "Miss Della M. Hackett. With kind regards, W. R. Leigh, June 2nd 1939." A narrative of the African travels of American artist William Robinson Leigh (1866-1955). Although best known for his paintings of the US West and Southwest, Leigh accompanied Charles Akeley of the American Museum of Natural History as expedition artist on a collecting trip through Africa in 1926, which he here recounts in word and picture. Light coloured cloth is a little darkened and lightly soiled from handling, slightly shaken, page edges darkened and a bit thumbed, front hinge cracked between blank endpapers - but hinge is sound. Pages lightly browned otherwise an unmarked near VG copy (no dust jacket). Seller Inventory # 40373