Automatically translated by DeepL. To see the original version, click here.


Africa Fülleborn, Frederick The German Nyassa and Ruwuma area, country and people, together with remarks about the Schire countries. Written using results of the Nyassa and Kingagebirge expedition of the Hermann and Elise née Heckmann Wentzel Foundation. Text volume (without atlas). With frontispiece and over 200 text illustrations. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1906. XX, 636 p. 4°. HLdr. d. Zt. with gilt RShields, RVerg. and marble. Colored paper covers (these partly somewhat wavy and at the edges with small flaws, binding rubbed, corners partly somewhat bumped). German East Africa. Volume IX. Scientific research results on the land and people of our East African protectorate and neighbouring countries. - Friedrich Fülleborn (1866-1933) was a physician in the Imperial Sentry Force for Deutsch-Ost-Afrika. From 1897-1900 he travelled through the then German Nyassa and Rovuma region for zoological and ethnographic-anthropological studies. - Kainbacher 131st - The frontispiece shows the German government steamer "Hermann von Wissmann". - Resolves renewed, inner fold broken, 1 sheet. (pp. 283f.) missing (replaced by printed text), 3 sheets with tears (without text loss), copy from the library of the Imperial Governorate of Cameroon with stamps, slightly browned and minimally foxed, otherwise in good overall condition. - Rare. Hardly provable in trade. Text vol. (without atlas). - With frontispieces and more than 200 text illustr. contemp. half leather with gilt stamped labels to spine and spine gilt (coating partially somewhat wavy and with small defects, binding rubbed, corners partly bumped). - Flyleaves renewed, inner hinge cracking, 1 leaf missing (printed text inserted), 3 leaves teared (without loss of text), copy of the library of the Cameroon Imperial Gouvernement with stamps, minor browning and minimal foxing, otherwise overall good copy. - Rare.

Sale Information