Travels in the Congo by André Gide; translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy

New York: Modern Age Books, 1937. Paperback. [12], 305, [3] p.: double-page map of the Congo showing the author's route; 20 cm. Paperback with red seals on a black background. Dust jacket reproducing the cover with the addition of the price 25¢ in the upper right-hand corner. "12" at tail of spine on both book and dust jacket. Final two unpaginated pages contain a description of Modern Age Books and lists for the Blue Seal, Gold Seal, and Red Seal titles. This title is listed first of 10 titles listed under Red Seal Books. Originally published as Voyage au Congo and Le Retour du Tchad in 1927 and 1928 by Librairie Gallimard, Paris. Printed by union labor at the Rumford Press, Concord, N.H. Typography by Robert Josephy. Book is in Near Fine Condition: pages are browning, as is usual; small crease along fore-edge of several initial leaves; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good- Condition: edges rubbed; front flap starting to separate from each end; chipping at spine ends and along upper edge of back section;crease along edge of front flap; colors are bright. Near Fine / very good -. Item #004092

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