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GREAT AND SMALL GAME OF AFRICA

AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISTRIBUTION, HABITS, AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SPORTING MAMMALS WITH PERSONAL HUNTING EXPERIENCES. (Limited edition signed by Rowland Ward)

Published: Rowland Ward, London, 1899

Edition: First Edition

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First edition. xx, 612 pages, 15 fine hand coloured plates of the heads of mammals with captions on the tissue guards, 55 photographic illustrations in the text, original olive green cloth titled gilt on the upper cover and spine - which is faded, uncut edges, the corners are slightly bumped with the cloth starting to fray, neatly repaired with cloth hinges and new end papers, the contents which are printed on coated paper are bright, a very good copy.

This edition consists of five hundred copies, numbered and signed, of which this is no 262.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, page 41: A sumptuous Victorian-era work that details scientific knowledge of African big game and is highlighted by numerous hunting adventures from its host of contributors: Maj. A.J. Arnold, H.A. Bryden, T.E. Buckley, T. Clarke, Lord Delamere, D. Elliott, B, Ffinch, H.C.V. Hunter, J. Inverarity, F.J. Jackson, Harry Johnston, F. Vaughan Kirby, R.Lydekker, J. Marriott, A.H. Neumann, A.E. Pease, G.W. Penrice, Edmond de Poncins, Percy Rendall, F.S. Selous, Alfred Sharpe, W. Sitwell, A. Straker, H.G.C. Swayne, and Poulett-Weatherley. The hand coloured plates of game heads are especially lovely.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: Large 4to (300 x 235 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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