Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1912. First US edition. Hardcover. Octavo, green cloth with color pictorial inset on front cover; xx, 356 pp., illustrated with 8 color plates and 74 half-tones, large folding map at rear. Covers are clean and bright, moderate foxing to text throughout. Very good. Item #21105
Melville William Hilton-Simpson (1881-1938) was a British traveler, anthopologist and ethnologist. His expedition to the Congo in 1907-09 was undertaken with the support of the British Museum.