Revised Edition. This is not only one of the most beautiful photographic books have appeared for many years, but it is also a record of exceptional interest and value. Its publication was accompanied by features in leading papers and magazines throughout the world, and followed by exhibitions in London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt and Nairobi.
"Vanishing Africa", since it first appeared in 1971, has been in continuous demand and has run through a number of impressions. But in 1974 unprecedented increases in the costs of book production have made it necessary to convert certain plates from colour to monochrome: nevertheless the total number of plates and their subjects remain unaltered.