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Dunbar-Brunton, James, MD

Big Game Hunting in Central Africa (1912)

Published: Andrew Melrose, London, 1912

Edition: First

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Blue cloth-boards with gilt-embossed lettering and illustrations to the upper panel (rhinoceros) and spine (elephant)

  • This is an exceptionally good copy: the contents, including all inserts, are complete, unmarked and undiscoloured

The author's printed dedication reads "to Her Royal Highness The Duchess D'Aosta"

Inserted 12-fold colour map of North-Eastern Rhodesia at the back, sepia photogravure portrait of the author and signed, in facsimile, "Yours sincerely, J Dunbar-Brunton" as frontispiece, plain endpapers, xvi/339 pp of text + appendix of "local useful words in native languages" + a second appendix + 24 other inserted pp of plates on art-paper

  • The large map (see image) has a single tape repair on the panel bound into the book; the face is undiscoloured but the back is lightly sunned
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 225 x 150 x 50; 800 g
  • 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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