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Gillmore (Parker)


A ride through Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal and the Kalahari Desert

Published: Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, (no date 1878)

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466 pages, frontispiece, contemporary half leather with marbled boards and endpapers – rebacked preserving the original gilt decorated back strip, the marbled paper sides are rubbed and worn along the edges, contents good.

Czech (Kenneth) AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN BIG GAME HUNTING BOOKS 1789 -1999 page 106: Gillmore travelled with a partner on a shooting expedition from Cape Town to the west coast of South Africa. After his partner's illness and departure, he went on alone with varying degrees of success. There are hunts after lions, elephants and leopard, with addtitional sport after various antelope species. On his return trip he was robbed and barely made it back to civilization

  • Size: 8vo (220 x150mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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