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Count Zsigmond Szechenyi

Land of Elephants - First Edition

Big-Game Hunting in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda

Published: Putnam, Covent Garden, London, October 1935

Edition: Fiirst Edition

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Originally published in Hungary in 1934, this translation details a Hungarian nobleman's pursuit of elephant in the Kitui Forest and along the Tiva River in Kenya. He also hunted bongo near Mt.Kenya, kudu along the northern reaches of Lake Rudolf leopard on the northern Guaso Nyiro and lion on the Serengeti Plain. Szechenyi wrote other African hunting books which still await translation.

8vo. xi + {I}+ 208 pages text. Frontispiece + 47 plates illustrated on recto and verso + map. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. No Dustcover.

SOURCE: CZECH. Pages 277-278.

Very clean copy, with ex-libris label to front paste-down.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 22 x 14.5 cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
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