Nyasaland for the Hunter and Settler.

Lyell (D.D.)

Nyasaland for the Hunter and Settler.

Illustrated with Photographs.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 19 further monochrome photographic plates, full-page map at close, section of adverts at rear included in pagination (and continuing to rear pastedown), pp. viii, [iv], 117, crown 8vo, original dark green bevel-edged cloth, lettered in gilt to backstrip and upper board, illustration to latter stamped in same, a little rubbed and knocked with a few light marks, author's compliments slip pasted to front pastedown (see below), good

Publication Details: Horace Cox, 1912

Notes: An excellent association copy of this scarce book on the game and conditions of the region. The slip to the pastedown presents the book 'To George Garden Esq, With compliments and best wishes of the author'. At the close of Lyell's Preface he offers his gratitude 'to my friend George Garden, of Mlanje, for permission to use some of his splendid photographs of game and planting subjects': 7 of the illustrations present in the book are credited to Garden, a pioneer tea-planter with a notable collection of early photography. Lyell was a Scot with a background in tea planting, who had come to Sou...more

Bibliography: (Czech, p. 101)

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Price: £1,250

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1912

Stock Number: 58770

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