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Gorilla: Tracking and Capturing the Ape-Man of Africa

By: Burbridge, Ben

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York/London, The Century Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24200

Condition: Very Good+


(illustrated cloth; no dust jacket) [a touch of wear to all corners, some age-toning to edges of text block, bookplate of Hollywood writer-producer Carey Wilson on front pastedown; small tear in fore-edge of title page]. (B&W photographs, endpaper maps) A photo-illustrated account by a Florida-based real estate mogul-cum-great white hunter and sometime filmmaker, of an expedition/safari he made into the Congo in 1924/25, with two purposes: (1) to capture a number of gorillas, for placement in various zoos; and (b) to take motion picture footage along the way. As a film director, Burbridge (pe... View more info