First Edition: 338 pages + 1 – map of British East Africa, numerous illustrations, foxing on preliminary and end pages, blue cloth with gilt vignette of a lion's head on upper cover, spine titled gilt, slightly insect scarred on the back cover, top edge gilt, a very good copy.
Czech (Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 -1999, page 213 -214: One of the most famous of all African hunting titles this describes the slaughter of railroad workers building the Uganda Railway by a pair of man eating lions. The first half of the book relates Patterson's efforts to destroy the man-eaters, while the remaining chapters detail efforts to hunt rhino near Tsavo, then lion and a variety of pains game on the Athi River.
- Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
- Size: 8vo (220 x150mm)
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