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Five years of a hunter's life in the far - CUMMING, Roualeyn Gordon - 1850. [1222248]
London John Murray 1850 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo., xvi, 386; x, 370pp., 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 additional engraved titles with vignettes, 12 plates, map at rear of volume 1, modern blue half morocco gilt, an excellent set. After several years in the military, the author devoted his to hunting. Apart from his sporting adventures, Cumming met Livingstone in the bush. On his return to England he took with him thirty tons of trophies. "One of the classics of African big game hunting and exploration that recounts the seemingly limitless herds of game in the region of Cumming's era and a necessary title in the big game library." - Czech. Czech p43; Mendelssohn I, 398-9. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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