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C. W. L. Bulpett

A Picnic Party in Wildest Africa

Being a sketch of a winter's trip to some of the unknown waters of the Upper Nile

Published: Edward Arnold, London, 1907

Edition: First

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Bulpett was a member of W.N. McMillan's expedition through the Sudan and into Abyssinia. The party headed towards the Sobat River, collecting giraffe, tiang, and a variety of antelope. Near the Baro River in Abyssinia, elephant was bagged. Additional elephants were collected after crossing the Gelo River, with buffalo taken as well. Neat Mount Umgwala, roan and more elephants were collected. A portrait of the text also comes from the diary of Mrs. McMillan. (Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 - 1950   - Czech)

246 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, folding map at rear. An ex-library copy in good condition, a scarce title.

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