Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1929. 1st printing. Hardcover, 24 X 17 X 4.6 cm, No DJ. Frontispiece & 20 other illustrations on plates. 322 pages.Green cloth w/decorated cover. Condition : Very good copy and collectible item. Book sold by Trophy Room Books, CA. A collection of tales of adventure by both Carl Akeley and Mary Jobe Akeley – Lion Hunting in the Old Days; Lion Adventures, Wild Dogs; Lion Spearing; Our Buffalo Hunts; The Lion is a Gentleman; My Hunt for the Mountain Gorilla; Hippos; Two Months in Gorilla Land; The Little People; Leopards; Bill ( Kikuyu servant). Carl Akeley was both a sculptor and a taxidermist prior to his death in the field in the Belgian Congo.
Carl Akeley’s Africa
The Account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History