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The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience

Peter Matthiessen / Eliot Porter

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ISBN 10: 0525222650 / ISBN 13: 9780525222651
Published by E.P. Dutton, 1972
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Tan cloth, brown titles. Stated first edition. A photo-essay meditation on the flora and fauna of East Africa and its significance to world culture. With color photos by esteemed nature photographer Eliot Porter and text by novelist/essayist Peter Matthiessen. Book very good with spotting to top edge. With two dust jackets: outer like new; inner has shelfwear and rubbing. 246 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 13092

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Title: The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African ...

Publisher: E.P. Dutton

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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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.

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