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The Singing Chameleon

£14.99

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Subtitled: 'A Book of African Stories based on local custom, Proverbs and Folk-lore'.

1962 reprint published by Routledge and Kegan Paul, first published 1957. Illustrated with charming black & white drawings by Sheila Hawkins.

A collection of animal stories (in the same vein as Kipling's Jungle Book and Just So Stories) woven around the proverbs and customs of Central Africa. They are exciting tales, rich in atmosphere and the knowledge of primitive African beliefs,

Complete with unclipped dust jacket, which has some tears, rubbing wear and marks. Some finger marks on the pages, the binding is firm and sound.

Item details

Author(s):
Geraldine Elliot
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
1962 reprint of 1957 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd
Title:
The Singing Chameleon

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About this item

Subtitled: 'A Book of African Stories based on local custom, Proverbs and Folk-lore'.

1962 reprint published by Routledge and Kegan Paul, first published 1957. Illustrated with charming black & white drawings by Sheila Hawkins.

A collection of animal stories (in the same vein as Kipling's Jungle Book and Just So Stories) woven around the proverbs and customs of Central Africa. They are exciting tales, rich in atmosphere and the knowledge of primitive African beliefs,

Complete with unclipped dust jacket, which has some tears, rubbing wear and marks. Some finger marks on the pages, the binding is firm and sound.

Author(s):
Geraldine Elliot
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
1962 reprint of 1957 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd
Title:
The Singing Chameleon

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