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Auction #117 begins on 22 Aug 2024

Wolverton (Lord)


With illustrations from photographs by Colonel Paget

Published: Chapman and Hall, London, 1894

Edition: First Edition

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First edition: 108 pages, 20 plates, text illustrations, folding map, brown cloth over bevelled boards, titled gilt with a small gilt vignette of a lion on the upper cover, a  very good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, page 307, 'Wolverton details his lion hunting episodes through the Ogaden and near the Webbi Shabeyli, when not confronting recalcitrant bearers. He also hunted oryx, kudu, gazelle and crocodile. The illustrations by Arthur Paget are particularly vivid.'

  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo (240 x 160 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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