2 Books being sold as a lot
Chirupulas’s Tale, A Bye-Way in African History:
Authored by J.E. Stephenson and published by Geoffrey Bles of London in 1937. Hard cover bound, this First Edition copy is in Fair condition, covered in plastic and with a Poor dust jacket. The size of the book is 205x140x34mm. 281 pp. Signed by Author. Missing pages 177 to 199. A rare and fragile book.
Jungle Pathfinder, The Biography of Chrupula Stephenson:
Authored by Kathaleen Stevens Rukavina and published by Hutchinson of London in 1950. Hard cover bound, this First Edition, 2nd Impression is in Good condition and without a dust jacket. The size of the book is 218x145x24mm. 281 pages including glossary. Illustrated with 32 black and white photographs, illustrations.
1. Head of spine has a small tear. 2. Dj is grotty with missing chips 46×45 and 46x8mm. Both vols have slightly and uniformly tanned pages 1. Frontis with 14pp b&w photog plate and total of 32 illustrations. 2. No illustrations but signed in pencil on title p, both as Chirupula and J E S and noted as “Justice of the Peace 190- . Unfortunately a whole signature is missing with no indication that it was ever bound in – NO pages 177 -192. Together the 2 books make a very interesting and important record of pioneering. Please expect extra postage.