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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

Tennison ( Harry)

AN AFRICAN AFFAIR (Limited edition signed by the author)

Published: Amwell Press, Clinton, NJ, 1988

Edition: First Edition

Reserve: $100


Estimate: $150/200

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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Foreword by Jim Rikhoff.

Special photographic section from the author's private collection.

xiii, 236 pages + 7 blank pages for notes, numerous black and white photographs, light foxing on the page edges, brown imitation leather with a vignette of a buck's head within a frame in gilt on the upper cover - there are slight chips in the gilt frame on the upper cover, titled with decorative gilt on the spine, a very good copy in the matching brown paper covered slipcase.

Limitations page reads: One thousand copies have been published by the Amwell Press for the National Sporting Fraternity Limited as the twenty-second book in its African Hunting Heritage Collection. This is copy no. 92 as authorised by the author and president of NFSL.

Czech (Kenneth)An Annotated Bibliography of Big Game Hunting Books 1785 - 1999 page 281: Tennison, a big game hunter and conservationist describes his efforts after elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard kudu, nyala and other game in Tanzania, Kenya and other locales.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 150 mm)

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