On the Edge of the Primeval Forest.


This first popular edition of this book marks the 40th anniversary of Dr.Schweitzes establishment of his hospital in French Equatorial Africa,where at the age of 78 he is still working today.In this book he gives his reasons for renouncing a brilliant career in Europe to qualify as a doctor and go to Africa,and he describes the building and growth of his hospital from the beginning.

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h/b in very tatty d/w with some loss on reverse bottom, and price -clipped.Illusrated boards nice and clean. Size 8×5 pp 128. Binding firm. Textblock generaly clean, a few dirt marks, some staining and slight browning to prelims. Half-plate b/w Frontispiece.A nice little book ,A pity about the very untidy d/w.Therefore priced accordingly.Plus combined reprint edition,in clean boards,in a much better d/w some slight foxing to p/d’s and e/p’s.An ex-library copy,but with only one stamp.V/g -V/g copy.


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