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Isak Dinesen and the land and people she loved are nowhere so real and compelling as in LONGING FOR DARKNESS, written by Dinesen's majordomo, Kamante ...Show synopsisIsak Dinesen and the land and people she loved are nowhere so real and compelling as in LONGING FOR DARKNESS, written by Dinesen's majordomo, Kamante. Readers familiar with OUT OF AFRICA may recognize many of these enchanting stories--retold here from Kamante's perspective and enhanced with his drawings, letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard throughout.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good. No dust jacket as issued. NOT X-LIB. Trade paperback ...Very good. No dust jacket as issued. NOT X-LIB. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 264 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile.
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975
Description:First edition. Very good quarto in black cloth with photo of...First edition. Very good quarto in black cloth with photo of Dinesen to cover. In very good price-clipped illustrated dustjacket with minor creases to edges. Includes Kamante's stories related to Beard (translated and then handwritten by Kamante's sons), drawings by Kamante, and photographs by Dinesen (Baroness Karen Blixen). Afterword by Jacqueline Onassis.
Description:New York & London: Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich. 1975. First...New York & London: Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich. 1975. First edition. Tall quarto. Pictorial cloth. Edges are faintly tanned. Top edge has a trace of soiling. Lower edges are a trifle rubbed. Spine is leaning slightly else near fine in very good faintly soiled dustjacket with a short closed tear to the top front panel. A very nice copy of this collection of Kamante's illustrated stories which is laced throughout with a collection of photographs and captions by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) taken between 1914 and 1931. A wonderful book. Uncommon.
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