New York: Wm Morrow Co, Not given, ca. 1950s. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo., 192pp. The dust jacket is somewhat shelf worn, edges are somewhat chipped and scuffed. Black cloth cover is in good condition but has light scuffs to tips and light bumping to spine ends. Hinges are tight. Good + / fair. Item #17622
A famous young Danish explorer who was born in 1921 and still writing books in 2005 at nearly 100 years of age, writes a vivid, personal account of day-by-day life amonng the primitive tribes of australia and New Guinea. Illustrated with maps and 76 brilliant black & white photos of the last of the cannibal tribes. A bit graphic!