THE LARGE GAME OF SOUTH & SOUTH-EAST AFRICA (1875 - 1875)

W H Drummond

THE LARGE GAME AND NATURAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AND SOUTH-EAST AFRICA - FIRST EDITION

Published: Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1875

Date: 1875 - 1875

4to, 21+428 pages, coloured map, coloured frontispiece and title page vignette, illustrations, two-tone lithograph plates : based on 5 years of hunting experience this is a detailed description of all the major big game animals and advice on hunting them; Czech page 52 "There are long chapters describing his hunting experiences after buffalo, eland, lion, elephant, rhinoceros, and leopard . . he was concerned that continued hunting would extirpate the elephant merely for the purpose of supplying Europe with ivory ornaments and billiard balls"; Mendelssohn I.487 "The author spent five years at the Cape 1867-72."; professionally rebound in 3/4 leather with matching boards & end papers, raised bands, neat animal designs, a FINE copy

Condition
Fine Leather Binding

Binding
Professionall rebound in leather

£200

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