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Meinertzhagen (Col. Richard)

KENYA DIARY 1902 – 1906

Published: Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1957

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347 pages, 34 plates, maps, brown cloth spine gilt, foxing on preliminary and end pages, dust jacket frayed preserved in a Brodart protector, a good copy.

Czech (Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 -1999, Page 193 :The author recounts his early service in Kenya, Uganda and Rhodesia, meetings with Lord Delamere amd Tippoo Tib, the famous slave trader, among others. He also did quite a bit of hunting in the region. “When I arrived in the country I was obsessed by an unashamed bloodlust.. Hunting is man's primitive instinct and I indulged it to the full.”

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x150mm)
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