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Gillmore (Parker)

DAYS AND NIGHTS BY THE DESERT

By Parker Gillmore ("Ubique")

Published: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., London, 1888

Edition: First edition

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With Numerous Illustrations. 

viii + 234 pages and 32 pages of the publisher’s catalogue, wood engraved frontispiece, 12 full-page plates, numerous illustrations in the text, recently bound in full green leather with maroon leather title labels on the spine, edges uncut, neat repair to the top corner of leaf 91/92, faint embossed stamp on the title page, contents bright, a very good copy. 

Czech (Dr. Kenneth P.) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999 (Second enlarged edition, Trophy Room Press, 2011), page 107, ‘This is a continuation of Gillmore’s A Hunter’s Arcadia, and a much more interesting title in terms of sporting adventures. The author travelled through the fringes of the Kalahari, bagging lion, gemsbok, wild boar, zebra and a variety of antelope species.’

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 145 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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