New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pierce, 1955. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. 8.5"x6". Black cloth. Pictorial dust jacket. Many photographic plates by the author. 334 pp.
1" closed tear at bottom left corner of front jacket cover.
This is a scarce first edition account of explorer and anthropologist Davis' experience with black magic and cannibalism along the Ivory Coast. A follow-up to The Jungle and the Damned, a favorite of Ernest Hemingway. Very good / very good. Item #1034