Congo Eden a comprehensive portrayal of the historical background and scientific aspects of the great game sanctuaries of the Belgian Congo with the story of a six months pilgrimage throughout that most primitive region in the heart of the African Continent. by Mary L. Jobe Akeley

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

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StatementForeward by William King Gregory.
LC ClassificationsQH195.K6 A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6068794M
LC Control Number50006969

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