Four Years in Paradise, Osa Johnson, First Edition
Rare, first edition copy of Four Years of Paradise.
Written by Osa Johnson. Published by J.B. Lippincott Co., 1941.
This is one of the best safari books of its era. Hard bound in original giraffe like patterned cloth. Pictorial endpapers front and back. Illustrated with exquisitely reproduced sepia photographic plates which were mostly done by Martin Johnson.
345 pages with index. Illustrated endpapers. 74 black and white photos. Setting up housekeeping from scratch in Africa was no easy task, but Johnson tells the story with "humor and daring."
Nice tight copy. Owner's name and date inscribed in book.
A superb copy of this rare book!