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Patterson (J.H.)

The Man Eaters of Tsavo

Published: Macmillan & Co., London, 1910

Edition: 8th Edition

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Patterson (J.H.). The Man-Eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures. With a Foreword by Frederick Courtney Selous, with illustrations. MacMillan & Co., Ltd., London, 1910.
8vo.,Eighth Edition, xx,346pp., numerous illustrations and map; blue cloth gilt with vignette of Lion’s head on upper cover, (extremities a tad worn with age otherwise a good copy).
“One of the most famous of all African hunting titles …” (Czech) and a favourite book of inter alia Captain Lawrence Oates who took a copy to the Antarctic in 1910. That copy was brought back by Apsley Cherry-Garrard and now resides in the Smithsonian Museum. Hoskewn,155. Czech p.125
  • Overall Condition: As per description.
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Chas J. Sawyer
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  • Country: United Kingdom
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