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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Joy, Charles R.

The Africa Of Albert Schweitzer

Published: Adam And Charles Black, London, 1953

Edition: 2nd

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159pp. illustrated biography on the famous philosopher, theologian, musical scholar, and medical doctor; concentrating on his medical facility and farming village established in Lambarene (modern day Gabon) to assist the local inhabitants. He saw this service as a kind of penance in return for the joy the gospel of Jesus had given him, and as an attempt at correcting the injustices meted out by European culture over the centuries on the poorer coloured races of Africa.

Condition: cream illustrated boards in good condition; pictorial end-papers excellent, and contents clean with no inscriptions.

  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
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