Published by Kampala The Uganda Society, 1945 1st edition, 1945. Hardback. Size approx 10 x 8 ins. In original green cloth with embossed gilt logo to front and lettering to spine. In very good condition. Corners are slightly bumped with some rubbing to edges of cloth and corners of spine. Endpapers and pages slightly tanned, a couple of light spots but overall a very clean and tight copy. 415pp. With many full page b&w photo illustrations and 2 maps. One large folding map in pocket inside rear board.
The author was Consultant Physician to the Kampala Hospital and to the C.M.S. Mango Hospital and includes material on safari life. This is the autobiography of the legendary doctor Albert Cook of Uganda, immortalized by J.A. Hunter in his books AFRICAN BUSH ADVENTURES and TALES FROM THE AFRICAN FRONTIER. Dr. Cook was dedicated to the lives of the poor Africans, and he walked hundreds of miles through the bush, to treat the native patients who were otherwise deprived of any medical help. Dr. Cook eventually established some of the best hospitals in Africa. The book contains interesting account of big game hunting.
- Jacket Condition: N/A
- Binding Condition: Very Good
- Overall Condition: Very Good
- Size: Large 8 Vo