Born Free by Joy Adamson, Collins & Harvill Press. First Edition, 8th Impression. 1960. SOLD.
Published by Collins & Harvill Press 1960. Dimensions : 245mm x 170mm x 22mm. Weight : 0.780kg net. Condition : Good.
Born Free, A Lioness of Two Worlds, by Joy Adamson, with extracts from George Adamson's letters. Published by Collins & Harvill Press, London. Printed in GB Collins Clear-Type Press, London and Glasgow. First Edition, 8th Impression, 1960.
8vo, 160 medium gloss numbered pages. Numerous photographs in black and white and some in colour.
Condition/Notes : Good. No DJ. The printed linen front board is good with very slight wear to edges, no bumps. Toning to the edges. Back board similar. Spine sunned/browned with slight wear to top and bumps to tail. Blank paste-down and e/p; verso blank with pencil script top lh corner 25/-net 612. Frontispiece with colour photograph "Elsa's Final Home". Title follows with details; verso printing details. Acknowledgement, Preface followed by black and white plate "Priestess and Lion, Nineveh, 7th C B.C.". Foreword, Contents, Illustrations (79 photographs). The pages are good and undamaged but with toning to edges. Photos good. Slight crease top inner corners (adjacent to spine) from p114 to end. Binding quite tight with slight strain p33 and facing 12 full plates of black and white photos). Fully intact. Dusting to edges. Please view the images below :