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Patterson (Lieut.-Col. J.H.)

IN THE GRIP OF NYIKA

Published: MacMillan and Co., New York, 1909

Edition: First American Edition

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Further Adventures in British East Africa with illustrations

First American edition: 389 pages, numerous photographic plates and illustrations, 9 maps, original dark blue cloth titled gilt on the spine and with a gilt vignette on the upper cover, booksellers ticket on the back paste down end paper,starting to wear at the hinges, a very good copy.

Czech (Kenneth) An annotated Bibliography of African Big Game hunting Books, 1785 to 1999, page 214. ‘Patterson revisits the infamous sites of Tsavo which he describes in his first book, then treks into the Nyika, or wilderness of British East Africa. Near the Karusi River, he bagged bushbuck, eland and kudu, and had numerous encounters with lions. Along the Guaso Nyiro, oryx and gerenuk were collected, and rhinoceros in the Samuru lands. There is also a feverish encounter with a rogue elephant that killed Aladdin, Patterson’s steed.’

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (220 x150mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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