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SA Auction #91 begins on 27 May 2021

US Auction #7 begins on 17 Jun 2021

Selous, Frederick Courteney

A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa (1895)

Being a narrative of nine years spent amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa

Published: Richard Bentley & Son, London, 1895

Edition: Fourth

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[See also Lot 239 for another Selous title]

  • "Containing accounts of explorations beyond the Zambesi, on the River Chobe, and in the Matabele and Mashuna countries, with full notes upon the natural history and present distribution of all the large mammalia"
  • "With Nineteen Full-Page Illustrations by J Smit, E Whymper and Miss A B Selous"

Publisher's green cloth-boards with striking gilt design to upper panel and gilt and black design and lettering to the spine; attractive design on printed front endpaper; prelims and 455 pp of text illustrated by a nine-fold map, plates, and in-text illustrations; and plain rear endpaper

  • This is a very good copy of the fourth edition of this celebrated work - unmarked and unrubbed boards; square and tight binding; and contents complete, including the folding map, plates and other illustrations - all unmarked and undiscoloured except for lightly foxed prelims and early leaves (see images)
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 225 x 145 x 35; 1.0 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
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