Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1960. Hardcover. First Edition. 170 pp. 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small losses at edges, now in mylar cover. Darkening along head of volume, age toning to endpapers and pastedowns. Clean within. Very Good / good.
Inscribed by Duncan on the second free endpaper, in year of publication, to Eliot Elisofon. Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973) was active as a photographer from 1935 through his death, and was a staff photographer/correspondent for LIFE Magazine from 1942 through 1972. During his time with LIFE Elisofon pursued freelance projects including a deep interest in Africa and developed an interest and expertise in African Art. Elisofon also spent time as a color consultant in Hollywood. Major collections of his work are held by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin and the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art.