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Theodore Roosevelt AFRICAN GAME TRAILS 1910 1st ED w/DJ big game hunting AFRICA
See main item description. Theodore Roosevelt AFRICAN GAME TRAILS 1910 1st ED w/DJ big game hunting AFRICA‚Äč AFRICAN GAME TRAILS AN ACCOUNT OF THE AFRICAN WANDERINGS OF AN AMERICAN HUNTER-NATURALIST BY THEODORE ROOSEVELT WITH MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED ILLUSTRATIONS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY KERMIT ROOSEVELT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE EXPEDITION, AND FROM DRAWINGS BY PHILIP R. GOODWIN NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1910 First Edition, First Printing with 1910 date on title page and Scribner seal. President Roosevelt's adventures hunting big game in Africa. "One of the most famous of all big-game hunting epics, this, with its larger than life sportsmen, was almost continuously in print until the 1930s. In British East Africa, Roosevelt hunted lion and plains game on the Kapiti Plains, while, in the Bondoni hill country, he collected rhinoceros and giraffe. On Juja Farm, his son Kermit faced leopard, while Teddy bagged rhino and hippopotamus. On the Kamiti River, buffalo were taken. Near the Sotik, additional rhino and lion were hunted, with elephant bagged near Mt. Kenia. On the Guaso Nyiro, giraffe and a variety of plains game were shot. Further adventures included hunting elephant near Lake Nyanza, rhino and plains game in the Lado, and eland on the Nile. Roosevelt's total bag was enormous even by the liberal standards of that era" (Czech, 138-39) Original cloth, lettered in gilt! Illustrated throughout 583 pages Size: 9 3/4" x 6 3/4" Extremely scarce in dust jacket. Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Jacket Tight and Square Binding. Clean Pages and Covers. Bookplate of John G. H … [Click Below for Full Description]
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