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Stigand (Captain C. H.)


Published: Seeley, Service & Co., Limited, London, 1910

Edition: First English Edition

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An account of a journey through unexplored regions of British East Afrcia by lake Rudolf to the kingdom of Menelek

With thirty six illustrations and two maps

First British edition. 352 pages + 16 pages of the publisher's catalogue, frontispiece, 2 maps – 1 large folding, 31 plates, black and white illustrations, edges uncut, top edge gilt, original red cloth with gilt vignette of camels and titled gilt on the upper cover and spine, light foxing throughout and on the page edges, a good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 – 1999, page 268 -269: Stigand travelled through the unknown area of Rendile Country near Lake Stefanie. He passed through Samburo country, then on to the Barta Steppe where he bagged topi, lion and buffalo. While there are solid instances of sport, this title is primarily valuable for its description of the terrain and native peoples encountered.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x150mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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