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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

Hodson (Arnold)


An Account of Lion Hunting & Exploration in S.W. Abyssinia.

Published: Skeffington & Son, Ltd, London, 1928

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1928.

"Excellent descriptions of the hunt and the hunting country.

This book suddenly became scarce as more people started

hunting in Ethiopia and one of the best books on hunting

the African lion."

Red cloth covers with gilt title to spine.

287 pages.

Frontispiece plates.

15 full-page plates [some with two illustrations].

Red cloth board with gilt title to spine.

Sporadic spotting/foxing.

Some old repairs to plates.

Overall a good copy.

Recorded shipping weight 1000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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