London: Macmillan, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth in original pictorial dust jacket. Very good, in a good-only DJ. Significant dampstaining to front panel. Chipping/tears to all edges; inchlong chunks missing from top and bottom of spine. Mild toning to book at spine. Gift inscription to FFEP. Text block bright and clean throughout. One minor crack in binding, else good and sound. Includes fold-out map. 272pp. Very good / good. Item #19433
Biography of this English ethnographer best-known for her 1897 work TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA, an important study of the social ills of British colonies. Chronicles Kingsley's life and the public reception of her work. A charming copy.