Recollections of ...

(Africa. Big Game Hunting.) FINAUGHTY (William)

Recollections of ...

Elephant Hunter 1864-1875. [Edited by George L. Harrison.]

Description: FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 250 Copies, a few spots, pp. 242, 8vo, original cloth backed boards, stains to spine, corners slightly worn, with a copy typed letter signed by the editor presenting the volume to Ingo Simon, good

Publication Details: Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1916]

Notes: 'One of the rarest of all African big game hunting titles, this was privately printed by George L. Harrison in an edition of 250 copies for distribution to noteworthy African sportsmen and other luminaries, including Theodore Roosevelt and Sir Alfred Pease' (K. P. Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of Big Game Hunting, p. 56). Although there is plenty of slaughter, there is much else besides, gun-running, &c. Ingo Simon was an accomplished archer, and a historian of the subject: his collection of bows, arrows, &c, is in the Manchester Museum. Harrison presents the book 'as an exceedingly small r...more

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Price: £1,250

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: [1916]

Stock Number: 58861

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