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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

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Moubray, J. M.

In South Central Africa

Being an Account of Some of the Experiences and Journeys of the Author During a Stay of Six Years in That Country

Published: Constable & Co, London, 1912

Edition: First

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xvi + 198 pages, frontispiece, 26 plates, folding map, original grey green cloth, gilt titling on the spine and a gilt vignette on the upper cover, top edge gilt other edges uncut. The cloth is lightly insect scarred and rubbed along the edges of the spine, contents crisp.Czech: An annotated Bibliography of African Big Game hunting Books, 1785 to 1999, page 204, ‘A mining engineer, Moubray’s six years in the region were from 1903-08. While much of his narrative revolves around his non-sporting experiences, he does find time for jaunts along the Upper Kafue River after hippo, roan, eland and wildebeest. Near Kashiwa Lake, he hunted buffalo, lion and elephant. “Big game shooting is certainly very fascinating for a little while, but the novelty soon wears off….There is always a certain amount of fun, however, with such animals as buffalo, elephant and lion.’

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 23x14.5
  • Sold By: Africana Books
  • Contact Person: Stefan Blank
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: info@africanabooks.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 4475741
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