FOA, Edouard.

After Big Game in Central Africa

Records of a sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when crossing the Dark Continent from the mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo

Published: Adam & Charles Black, London, 1899

Edition: 1st

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Published by London: Adam & Chas Black, 1899. First edition in English. 8vo., xxvii, 330 pp., 10 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 29 plates, folding map, illustrations in text, original blue cloth gilt, gilt elephant head to upper cover, spine slightly darkened, a very good + copy.

'Foa, a Frenchman, hunted from coast to coast across central Africa with numerous sporting episodes . Among his trophies was an enormous elephant sporting tusks at 114½ pounds each' (Czech). There is an account of Kimberley and the de Beers mine, Transvaal, Gazaland, Nyasaland and Central-East Africa. Included is a Tete vocabulary.

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: Large 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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