Lot 27 of 222:
The Warega people of the Belgian Congo  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Les Warega (Congo belge)
Author:
Delhaise, Charles Godefroid Félix François
Place:
Brussels
Publisher:
Albert de Wit
Date:
1909
Description:

xx, 376 pp. Preface by Cyrille van Overbergh. With 8 plates from photographs, with multiple images; folding map; folding plan. (8vo) 24.3x15.5 cm (9½x6¼"), rebound in modern cloth with original front wrapper mounted on front cover. First Edition.,

Observations of the Warega, or Lega, people of what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, written shortly after the Belgian forces fully occupied their territory and before the arrival of Catholic missionaries. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing and soiling to the original wrappers, a bit of darkening to contents, very good.
 
Item number:
289195
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