The Forest People.


Colin Turnbull is internationally known for his books on primitive cultures in which he draws parallels with his own society.Perhaps the best known of these,” The Forest People”,has sold well over a hundred thousand copies since it was first published in America in 1961.It is a fascinating book about the Pygmies of the Ituri Forest–a vast expanse of dence,damp and inhospitable forest in the Congo,the heart of Stanley’s “dark Continent”.

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As noted here, I have 2 vols of this book in the library.A reprint of the 1961 original and also a copy of the 1974 reissue.Both h/b,in good clean boards,in printed and pictorial d/w’s,both in v/g condition.Sizes rep.8×5.reissue 9×6 pp 16+239,& 15+256, index,plates,page maps,glossary,All hinges strong,Binding firm to tights(suggest unread).Both internaly clean throughout.No foxing,staining or browning,Two v/g clean copies.


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