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Maydon (Major H.C.) Editor:

BIG GAME SHOOTING IN AFRICA.

Published: Seeley, Service & Co., Limited, London, 1951

Edition: Facsimile reprint

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The Lonsdale Library, Volume XIV with one hundred and fifty illustrations

Facsimile reprint. 445 pages, frontispiece and many illustrations, map as endpapers, original fawn cloth titled gilt on the upper cover and spine, a good copy in a slightly worn dust jacket.

Reprint of the 1932 original, part of the "Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes" series.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, page 187 -188:‘An essential title in the African big game library, this work calls on the talents of numerous African sportsmen as contributors describing the hunting regions of the continent with attendant analysis of game animals and hunting methods. The contributors include Maydon; the Duke of Gloucester; R, Akroyd; G. Blaine; R.E. Drake-Brockman; P.H.P. Powell-Cotton; Stevenson Hamiltin; G.C. Swayne; H.F. Varian; and others. A wealth of information with exciting hunting experiences throughout. The virtual pre-World War 11 bible on the subject.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo ( 220 x 150mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
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