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Chalmers, Patrick


Published: Philip Allan, London, 1934

Edition: 1st

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Published by Philip Allan, London, 1934. 1st edition. (xii) 273pp including index with 3 fold out maps and 37 photographs. Tan cloth boards with gilt titles to spine lightly worn and bumped at extremities. A nice copy.

Safaris in pursuit of the Big Five and in company with Blixen, Finch-Hatton, Ritchie and others. Chapters include:- Outward bound; One crosses the line and comes to Mombasa; An England in Africa; A potentate or so and the sisters of Marie Reparatrice; An oryx and a long walk; Mostly an elephant and a bottle of whisky; Some sight-seeing and a mountain of mystery; Photographing an elephant; Von Blixen and the lions; A cable from home; Which lands one at Johannesburg; Some maxims of Finch-Hatton; Pontius the pilot; Two lions and a link with Sennacherib; To the land of the pygmies; A revue in the Congo etc

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good plus
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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