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Churchill (Winston Spencer)


Published: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1908

Edition: First Edition

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With Sixty-one Illustrations from Photographs by the Author and Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Wilson,

And Three Maps.

First edition: 226 pages + (18) publisher's catalogue, frontispiece of Mr Churchill and the rhinoceros at Simba, 3 maps – 1 folding, 37 black and white plates, 24 illustrations, light foxing, uncut fore edge and bottom edge, original pictorial red cloth, titled gilt on the spine – which has a small chip at the top, corners slightly bumped, a good copy.

Czech (Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of Big Game Hunting Books 1785 - 1999 page 62:This was originally published in a shorter version as several articles in the British periodical, The Strand in early 1908.Churchill crossed British East Africa via the uganda Railroad reaching Kampala and beginning his safari. At Simbax Station oryx and rhinowere hunted. After arrivng at Murchison Falls, he bagged a white rhino. His party continued along the White Nile where hippo, waterbuck reedbuck and roan were collected with Col Wilson of the hunting party bagging an elephant.

Woods (Frederick) A Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill (1963), A12.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (200 x130mm)
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