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Letcher (Owen)


Published: John Long, London, 1913

Edition: First edition

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Impressions of Travel and Sport from Cape Town to Cairo 1902 – 1912

With fifty illustrations from photographs and a map

First edition: xi, 267 pages, frontispiece – torn beneath the illustration, numerous black and white photographs, green cloth simply repaired preserving the original back strip, titled gilt on the spine, uncut fore-edge and bottom edge, foxing throughout, a good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 - 1999, page 164: Letcher spent time hunting in North-Eastern Rhodesia's luangwa Valley after elephant and rhino. In British East Africa, he bagged buffalo along the Guaso Nyiro River as well as gerenuk, giraffe oryx, gazelle and other game, An often overlooked work with considerable big game hunting.

  • Overall Condition: A good copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x150mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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