First Edition. Classic African adventure novel of Charlie Allnut, who reluctantly agrees to help missionary Rose Sayer travel down river on a hazardous journey to destroy a German gun boat. Basis for the classic, 1951 John Huston film starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Bogart won the Best Actor Academy Award for his performance. Almost Near Fine, mild page wave (when looking down at top page edge), in Near Fine dustjacket, with tiny chip at lower mid rear spine edge.