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05 Mar 2020 16:30 GMT

Henry Faulkner


Being a sportsman's narrative of the search for Doctor Livingstone with scenes of elephant, buffalo and hippopotamus hunting

Published: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1868

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1868.

From the library of Lord Carew, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

Maroon blind-stamped covers.

Gilt titles with gilt vignette to spine.

Colour endpapers.

Bookplate on inside cover.

ix, 325 pages.

12 page, [4], publishers catalogue.

Frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Title vignette [stained].

"In 1867, Royal Navy lieutenant E. D. Young trekked to Africa

to find the great missionary-explorer David Livingstone who was

reported to be lost while searching for the origins of the Nile.

Henry Faulkner joined the expedition primarily to hunt. His 

efforts collecting elephant, buffalo, and hippo in present day

Malawi and around Lake Nyasa are duly captured in this rare

narrative. [Czech. An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game

Hunting Books 1785 to 1950, p.56]." 

Recorded shipping weight 1500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 23 x 15.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
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  • Country: Ireland
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