1 volume. First edition. Very hard to find any first editions.
Publishers red cloth with blind-stamped black borders.
Black title to spine.
Pictorial dust-jacket in lovely condition.
288 pages + frontispiece portrait.
15 full-page photographic plates.
Front endpaper map of journey through the Belgian Congo.
"The author and her husband traveled by paddle wheel up the Kasai River,
then trekked toward the Lomami River. There are instances of hunting
hippopotamus and water-buck, with elephant bagged near Lake Kivu.
On the Ruindi Plain, Mrs. Strickland collected lion, then returned to camp
'to enjoy a well-earned whiskey and soda.' Heading into the thick fastness
of the Ituri Forest, buffalo and additional elephant were take. An entertaining
work, [Czech: An Annotated Bibliography of African
Big Game Hunting Books, 1785 - 1950 p.159]".
Recorded shipping weight 2000g.
Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.
- Jacket Condition: Very good
- Binding Condition: Very good
- Overall Condition: Very good
- Size: 23.5 x 16.5 cm