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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

Chadwick (W.S.)


Some big game encounters of an African hunter.

Published: H.F. & G Witherby, London, 1929

Edition: First Edition

Reserve: $150


Estimate: $200/250

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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With photographs.

First edition: 223 pages, frontispiece, 5 black and white photographic plates, bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown endpaper, original red cloth slightly worn at the top of the spine, foxing on the page edges and throughout the text, watermarks on the top edge of a few plates, a good copy.

Czech (Dr. Kenneth) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999 page 58, 'Quite similar to his Giants of the Forest, this also recounts his hunting adventures after lion in Angola, elephant in the forests of Katanga in the Congo, hippopotamus on the Quanda River, buffalo in northern Rhodesia, and a host of other game in a variety of venues'.

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

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