Book Description

15+399 pages, folding map, frontispiece, 15 illustrations, foreword by Lord Cranworth : hunter, naturalist, administrator, a classic of the early days of the British in East Africa; hardback, original boards, gilt, backstrip wrinkled to lower half, foxing to prelims, edges & some margins, some of Cook's underlining, a complete g++ copy of the RARE FIRST EDITION - bears the bookplate & signature of Sir Albert Cook, also a 2 page handwritten letter from Jackson (just off on his travels) to Cook from Namirembe January 24th 1898 thanking the Cooks for their hospitality "pleasant memories which I will always associate with Namirembe" & offering to contribute to the hospital, UNIQUE
Dealer Notes
A unique copy with the 2 page handwritten letter from the author to Sir Albert Cook and the later's bookplate & signature.
Author Jackson, Sir Frederick
Date 1930 First edition
Binding Hardback, original blue boards
Publisher Edward Arnold
Illustrator From photographs by Ernest Gedge
Condition Good++
Pages 15+399

Price: £200.00

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