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Sommer, Francois

Man and Beast in Africa

Published: Herbert Jenkins, London, 1953

Edition: 1st

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Published by London: Herbert Jenkins 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good blue cloth covers in a very good but slightly edge worn pictorial dust Jacket Included. First British printing. With a Foreword by Ernest Hemingway. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald. 206 pp. Illustrated with sketches and B & W photographs. 

Sommer began as a hunter with guns and finished as a photographer. Contents include:-

The Professional Big-Game Hunters; A Few Personalities; The Distribution of Africa's Fauna; The Elephant; The Lion; The Rhinoceros; The Buffalo; The Derby Eland; The Dangers of Big-Game Hunting; Big-Game Rifles and Ammunition; Big-Game Hunting Today; and Big-Game Hunting of Tomorrow;

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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  • Telephone: 020 8997 9894
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