A year of wanderings in Bechuanaland, the Kalahari Desert, and the Lake River country, Ngamiland.
With Notes on Colonisation, Natives, Natural History and Sport
With numerous illustrations and a map.
First edition: 544 pages, frontispiece, 34 plates, folding map, pictorial grey cloth titled in black on upper cover with a vignette of the head of a zebra and gilt on the spine, starting to fray at the top and the bottom of the spine, uncut fore-edge and top edge with foxing, original patterned endpapers, book plate and signature of Abel Chapman on the front paste down end paper, starting to wear at the front hinge, corners lightly bumped, a good copy.
Czech (Kenneth) An annotated bibliography of big game hunting books 1785 -1999: page 40: Bryden travelled though Bechuanaland hunting antelope and small game, crossed the Kalahari Desert, then hunted giraffe near Lake Ngami, Upon reaching the Botleti plains, Byrden’s group bagged Zebra, wildebeest, lechwe and other game. Recrossing the Kalahati expedition took trophy eland. There is a chapter on the distribution of large game.
- Overall Condition: A Good Copy
- Size: 8vo (230 x 155 mm)