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05 Mar 2020 16:30 GMT

Theodore Roosevelt

African Game Trails

An Account of the African Wanderings of an African Hunter-Naturalist

Published: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1910

Edition: 1st

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Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition with W. B. Conkey seal on copyright page, Illustrated Edition. First edition, 8vo (9 ¾ x 6 ½ ), pp. xxiii, (1), 583, (1), photo plates & photo illustrations throughout. Original gilt lettered colour pictorial green cloth with herd of elephants on the front board. Good solid copy with some wear to end caps, edges & corners. Professionally re-cased with matching cloth. original endpapers. Extensively illustrated through with more than 200 photographic illustrations by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition, and from drawings by Philip R. Goodwin.

British East Africa. Roosevelt hunted lion and plains game on the Kapiti Plains, while in the Bondoni hill country, he collected rhinoceros and giraffe. On Juja Farm, his son Kermit faced leopard, while Teddy bagged rhino and hippopotamus. On the Kamiti River, buffalo were taken. Near the Sotik, additional rhino and lion were hunted, with elephant collected near Mt. Kenia. On the Guaso Nyiro, giraffe and a variety of plains game were shot. Further adventures included hunting elephant near Lake Nyanza, rhino and plains game in the Lado.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: Large 8vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: andrewsaidi54@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 020 8997 9894
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