Studio Lane at Reposed NY - Vintage Home Furnishings
Four Years in Paradise, Book, 1st Edition
6.5ʺW × 2.0ʺD × 9.0ʺH
This is a very rare, first edition book by Osa Johnson called Four Years in Paradise. She is also the author of her other book, I Married Adventure, which tells a story about travels to Africa with her husband in the 1930's and 1940's. The photographic images in the interior are very interesting and show graphic detail of the travels and the animals and people the Johnson's encountered in their travels. Marked First Edition 1941.
Even with it's worn condition, the book shows very well in a book vignette or stack. People collect these books for their rarity and for their interesting covers that add detail to one's tables and shelves.
The 4 Years in Paradise are hard to come by. They are hard cover with a giraffe printed cover. This particular example, if in very good condition, would be valued at about $500-$600. This example was a public library piece, and has wear to the cover and edges. There is a printed library mark on its bottom. The interior has dated stamps depicting the dates the book was taken out on loan from the library. Spine is worn as is the edges of the cover. The interior pages are in good condition with some foxing and minor discoloration. Please review photos for condition.