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Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, lacks dust jacket, illus. endpapers, 15 by 23. cm, 40 photographic plates and a fold-out map showing the author’s route through Africa. Very good with light bumping to the extremities. Laid-in is a signed card for William Morden that reads “Leader, Morden African Expedition / American Museum of Natural History, New York N.Y.” Documents the travels of William James Morden and Irene Morden to Southwest Africa, Natal, Tanzania, and Kenya in 1954 to collect ethnographic and zoological specimens. Colonel William J. Morden, a 1908 graduate of Yale and a veteran of the First World War, had been an explorer, collector and hunter since the early 1920s. This was Irene Morden’s first safari.