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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

US Auction #4 begins on 08 Oct 2020

Bryden, H. Anderson

Gun and Camera In Southern Africa

A Year Of Wanderings In Bechuanaland, The Kalahari Desert, And The Lake River Country, Ngamiland With Notes On Colonisation, Natives, Natural History, And Sport

Published: Edward Stanford, London, 1893

Edition: First

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‘Bryden traveled through Bechuanaland, hunting antelope and small game, crossed the Kalahari Desert, then hunted giraffe near Lake Ngami. Upon reaching the Botletli River plains, Bryden’s group bagged zebra, wildebeest, lechwe, and other game. Recrossing the Kalahari, the expedition took trophy eland. There is a further chapter on the distribution of large game.’ Czech: An annotated Bibliography of African Big Game hunting Books, 1785 to 1950, page 24/25,

xiv, 544 pp, photographic frontispiece, 23 plates, several illustrations in the text and a folding map. 

Original grey cloth with black titling and a vignette of a zebra’s head on the upper cover and gilt titling on spine. The spine has been repaired; original decorative endpapers inside. Internally clean. Some of the pages are still uncut. A very attractive copy.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 23x15.5
  • Sold By: Africana Books
  • Contact Person: Stefan Blank
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: info@africanabooks.co.za
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