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R C F Maugham


a general description of the valley of the Zambezi River, from its delta to the River Aroangwa, with its history, agriculture, flora, fauna, and ethnography

Published: John Murray, London, 1910

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1910.

Very scarce title to source.

Rowland Ward bookseller label inside.

Publishers blue cloth with gilt coat of arms on cover.

Gilt title with gilt crown vignette to spine.

Library bookplate on inside cover [Claude Berry Savory].

xiv, 408 pages.

Frontispiece portrait.

Fold-out colour map [28.5 x 22 cm].

39 illustrative plates.

Sporadic foxing/spotting.

"This work describes the territory flanking the Zambesia

River, with a chapter on the big game of the region.

The descriptions of game are more natural history oriented,

but Maugham does include several instances of hunting buffalo

in the region", [Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of African Big

Game Hunting Books, 1785 to 1950, p.109].  

Recorded shipping weight 1000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 22.5 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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