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Book Description

large 8vo, 19+428 pages, coloured map, coloured frontispiece & title page vignette, drawings, 12 tinted lithograph plates : based on his journals, big game hunting & the habits & behaviour of buffalo, rhino, eland, elephant, lions, leopards, antelope, game birds, hunting with dogs; hardback, professionally rebound in 3/4 light tan calf with raised bands, gilt lettering & gilt animal designs, matching boards & marbled end papers, a very good copy
Dealer Notes
Mendelssohn I.487, Czech 85 : "long chapters describing his hunting experiences after buffalo, eland, lion, elephant, rhinoceros, and leopard . . . Though he bagged a number of elephants he was concerned that continued hunting would extirpate the animal "merely for the purpose of supplying Europe with ivory ornaments and billiard balls . . ""
Author Drummond W H
Date 1875, 1st edition
Binding Three quarter leather
Publisher Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh
Illustrator Coloured frontispiece & tinted lithographs
Condition Very Good
Pages 19+428 pages

Price: £220.00

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