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A B Leatham

Sport In Five Continents

Published: William Blackwood & SOns, London, 1912

Edition: 1st

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Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1912, 1st ed., 1912. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Near fine pictorial green cloth gilt covers with mountain vignette on the front board. Well illustrated with numerous black and white ills.

The author hunted throughout the world, including Africa where he traveled to Somaliland in 1896 and hunted lion. In 1900, he was in British East Africa hunting lion near Lucania Hill, hippopotamus on the Athi River, and buffalo near the heights of the Donio Sabuk. He also includes a chapter on hunting and identifying various types of antelope including oryx {Czech, African Big Game p. 161]. He also includes stalking gaur in the Neilgherry Hills and tiger in the Philibeet District of India as well as hunting goral and tufted deer near Ichang along the Yangtze River in China [Czech, Asian Big Game, p. 124]. Of North American interest are his hunts in British Columbia, Manitoba, and Rocky Mountains for grizzly bear, elk, mountain sheep and goat. Additionally, he describes hunting for red stags and fishing for trout in New Zealand.

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