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Lyell (Denis D.)

The Hunting and Spoor of Central African Game

Published: Seeley Service, London, 1929

Edition: First

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Lyell (Denis D.). The Hunting and Spoor of Central African Game, with life size illustrations of most of the game tracks. Seeley, Service and Company, London, 1929.
Roy. 8vo.,First Edition xiv,234pp., with frontispiece and 37 photographic plates; tan cloth gilt with (excessively rare) dust-wrapper (this somewhat frayed at edges, the book is in very good condition).
\"The author was closely associated with Major C.H. Stigand, and the volume is full of advice to would-be hunters on rifles, tracking and hunting. There are also chapters on \'coloration of Animals\', equipment, preservation of trophies, treatment of wounds and fever, etc. “An essential work aimed at a generation of new hunters visiting Africa at the time” Czech p.102.
  • Jacket Condition: some what frayed at edges
  • Overall Condition: As per description.
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