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Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 ins. In half-bound brown buckram and cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt monogram to front. Maps to endpapers. In original dustwrapper with illustrated photo plate to front and spine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW edges rubbed, spine darkened, edges of plate on spine rubbed and slightly curled. Not Price clipped. In protective sleeve.) A couple of minor marks to rear of cloth, some darkening to edges. Some minor darkening to endpapers. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else an excellent example with very scarce dustwrapper. 445pp. With 150 B&W illustrations. An essential title in the African big game library, this work calls on the talents of numerous African sportsmen and contributors, describing the hunting regions of the continent with attendant analysis of game animals and hunting methods. The contributors include Maydon, the Duke of Gloucester, R. Ackroyd, G. Blaine, R.E. Drake-Brockman, E. Browne, G.Burrard, A.L. Butler, A.L. Cooper, P.H.G. Powell-Cotton, A. Gordon-Cumming, H.L. Duke, Stevenson-Hamilton, A. Knollys, Denis Lyell, A. Ritchie, M. Hilton-Simpson, N.B. Smith, H.G.C. Swayne, J. Tweedie, H.F. Varian, and R.C. Wood. A wealth of information with exciting hunting experiences throughout.
Title: Big Game Shooting in Africa. (The Lonsdale Library Vol. XIV).
Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co.Ltd.. London. 1932 1st:
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Seller ID: 78280
Keywords: Sports & Pastimes::Shooting MAJOR H.C.MAYDON, Big Game, Shooting, Africa, Lonsdale Library, Vol. XIV, hunting regions, game animals, hunting methods, dustwrapper, 1932