Also, An account of "pigsticking" the African wart-hog.
186 pages, frontispiece, 7 plates, original yellow cloth neatly recased, the cloth is lightly soiled as usual and the illustration on the upper cover is rubbed, overall a good copy.
Czech (Dr.Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, (2011) page 194, ‘Using a Tolley .500 express with ‘pure-lead solid bullets,’ the author succeeded in bagging a number of lion and oryx in the woodlands and scrub bush beyond Barbera. The lion hunting episodes are quite well written, reflecting the danger and excitement of the moment: “Each (lion), as I walked him up, made a short charge at me through the grass, accompanied by a formidable amount of noise – a deep grunting or roaring, for it is hard to define the noise a lion makes on charging.”’
- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 8vo (230 x 155 mm)
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