Gorillas Were My Neighbors
By Merfield, Fred G. with Miller, Harry
Pp. xvi, 249; frontispiece map, 8 full page photo-plates. Publisher’s original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, original color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. Documents Merfield’s expedition to the French Cameroons in West Africa to study and collect gorillas for the Powell Cotton Museum in Birchington, Kent, UK. The Powell-Cotton Museum has one of the largest collections of gorilla skulls, skeletons and skins of any museum in the world. During Merfield’s expedition he encountered many African tribes which are also recorded in volume. No ownership marks and few signs of use.
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