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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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Grant (Claude H. B.)

THE SHIKARI; A HUNTER’S GUIDE

Published: The Research publishing co., , Westminster, 1914

Edition: First edition

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viii, 159 pages, frontispiece, 11 plates and several text illustrations, inscription by a previous owner in ink on front free endpaper. Original dark blue cloth with red titling and a vignette of a hunter in front of a fire on the upper cover, red titling on the spine, light foxing on the preliminary and final pages, overall the contents are bright, a very good copy.

Czech: An annotated Bibliography of African Big Game hunting Books, 1785 to 1950, page 65, ‘ While this work is of a general nature for sportsmen in various locales, the author includes numerous instances of his hunting exploits in South Africa for lion, kudu, elephant, and other game to highlight the informational sections of the text. Chapters include choosing rifles, health, taxidermy, and big game hunting.’

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo (220 x 170 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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