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Cooper (Reginald Davey)

HUNTING AND HUNTED IN THE BELGIAN CONGO

Published: Smith, Elder & Co., London, 1914

Edition: First Edition

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Edited by R. Keith Johnson with illustrations and a map.

First edition. 263 pages, frontispiece, 24 plates, folding map, original red cloth with black vignette of the head of a warthog on the upper cover, uncut fore-edge and bottom edge, the top edge is dyed red, titled gilt on the spine which is faded and has marks on it and simply repaired at the bottom of the spine and also at the hinges, corners bumped, a good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, page 66: The author crossed the area north of Lake Albert, then into the Belgian Congo where he hunted elephant, rhino, hippos, hartebeest, bushbuck and other game in the Lado Enclave. There are especially interesting descriptions of encounters with cannibals, tramping through elephant grass and escaping an elephant stampede.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (250 x 160 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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