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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

Monty Brown



Published: Monty Brown, London, 1993

Edition: First limited edition

Reserve: $400


Estimate: $800-1000

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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1 volume. Deluxe edition - limited to 25 copies.

Full leather bound in maroon, marbled endpapers and gilt lettering.

Subscriber's initials in gilt lettering printed on front cover.

Number 3 signed by author.

Includes some original memorabilia and correspondence.

351 pages.

Pictorial dust-jacket.

The only definitive work on this famous elephant hunter whose work

Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa is one of the classics of

African sporting literature.

"Neumann did not become recognised for any outstanding achievements.

Unlike his contemporary Frederick Selous, the famed hunter-naturalist,

he was not involved in the politics and groundwork of empire building to

any great extent; nor did he resemble the inimitable Richard Burton, the

scholarly linguist and explorer. He could not even claim to be one of the

tiny band of high scoring professional elephant hunters of his day. But

nevertheless he became a legend in his time, and to this day is recognised

as one of the greats of African hunting lore."

Recorded shipping weight 2000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: As New
  • Overall Condition: As New
  • Size: 26 x 20 cm

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