BERENGER-FERAUD, L.-J.-B. Les peuplades de la Sénégambie. Histoire, ethnographie, moeurs et coutumes, légendes, etc. Paris: Ernest Leroux, Challamel Ainé, 1879 Contemporary quarter morocco, Med.8vo. xvi,420pp.
Dr Jean Baptiste Laurent Berenger-Feraud (1832 – 1900) was head of the medical department of the Navy as well as being Prince Napoleon’s personal physician. He wrote extensively on tropical diseases. Page 247/248 with old tape repair to upper blank margin, occasional light spotting, covers slightly rubbed, in a contemporary dark brown quarter morocco, a very nice copy, from the library of the African-American collector and writer, Professor John Ralph Willis with his bookplate.