The Lost World of the Kalahari: With the Great and the Little Memory: A New Epilogue :: Laurens van der Post

The Lost World of the Kalahari: With the Great and the Little Memory: A New Epilogue :: Laurens van der Post soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Chatto & Windus, 1988, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Signed by the author and illustrator, without dedication, on the half-title page without provenance. Includes: Colour photographs; Coloured maps (1); Photographic lining papers;

From the cover: Laurens van der Posts classic tale of adventure appears here for the first time in a fully illustrated edition, with a new and wonderfully enriching epilogue, The Great and the Little Memory.

It is the story of an expedition which he led through the great thirstland of the Kalahari Desert, a tough, hazardous and eventful journey in search of some last remnant of the pure aboriginal Bushmen of southern Africa. After many setbacks and much arduous travelling the party made contact with just such a community, and Laurens van der Posts description of these archaic, doomed, yet vividly living survivors from the remotest past reflects the warmth and keen ima…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Strip of sunning to the join of the upper panel, a decent copy otherwise.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 261 pages. 11¾” x 8¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Travel Africa catalogue?


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