Antiquarian Auctions

Auction #77 begins on
29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Chadwick (W.S.)


Some big game encounters of an African hunter.

Published: H.F. & G Witherby, London, 1929

Edition: First Edition

Lot closed

Sold for: Register or Sign In to find out

Bids: 1

Visits: 27

There is no buyer's premium

Have a similar item to sell? Contact Us with the details.

How it works


With photographs.

First edition: 223 pages, frontispiece, 5 black and white photographic plates, bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown endpaper, original red cloth slightly worn at the top of the spine, foxing on the page edges and throughout the text, watermarks on the top edge of a few plates, a good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999 page 58, 'Quite similar to his Giants of the Forest, this also recounts his hunting adventures after lion in Angola, elephant in the forests of Katanga in the Congo, hippopotamus on the Quanda River, buffalo in northern Rhodesia, and a host of other game in a variety of venues'.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo ( 230 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard and Bank transfers
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA

Similar lots in the upcoming auction View all

Click on an item to view more details and to bid.

There is no buyer's premium charged on

© 2019 Paul Mills trading as All rights reserved. Use of this website is regulated by our website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.