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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

R. R. M. Carpenter

My African Safari

Published: Roycrofters, East Aurora, Erie County, New York, 1937

Edition: First edition

Reserve: $240

Approximately:

Estimate: $700-1100

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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1 volume. Privately printed first edition in presentation case.

Printed on specially crafted paper. 

A premium copy of this very scarce book.

Original brown grained leatherette with gilt title.

Specially designed dust cover. 

34 pages [uncut].

Illustrated from photographs.

10 plates + map.

Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter's account of his 1936 safari

to Kenya, where he hunted rhino, buffalo, oryx, waterbuck,

lion, and antelope with Donald Ker and Sidney Downey.

This privately printed work was undoubtedly published in a

very small quantity [Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of African

Big Game Hunting Books, 1785-1950, p.32].

Recorded shipping weight 1000g. 

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 19 x 15.5 cm


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