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Ivory)(Kunz, George Frederick)
Archive of Correspondence concerning Elephant Hunting and Trophy Ivory hunted in Africa, addressed to George Frederick Kunz of New York, and used in his book Ivory and the Elephant in Art, in Archaeology, and in Science (1916)
V.p, 1915. 10 duplicated typewritten requests for information accomplished in ink, usually signed; 5 autograph letters, signed; 3 typed letters, signed; and 4 retained carbons of letters from Kunz: totaling 26 pp. 1 vols. 4to and smaller. A superb collection of primary documents used by George Frederick Kunz in preparation of chapter XI of his monumental work Ivory and the Elephant in Art, in Archaeology, and in Science (1916). This archive comprises 15 individual responses to a request for information about hunting elephant in Africa distributed by Kunz, with related correspondence, and covers hunts from 1899 through 1913. Highlights of the data are summarized at pp. 415-418 in the published book. - James Barnes, author of Through Central Africa from Coast to Coast (1915), a dense two-page, typed letter, signed, describing several hunts in Uganda and British E. Africa in 1913-14. - William Fitz Hugh Whitehouse, recordign 12 kills on expeditions to Lake Rudolph in 1899-1900 and 1902-3, with a four-page A.L.S., dated 17 September 1915 from Southampton, Long Island, concerning hunting for the Emperor Menelik, Arthur H. Neumann, "My diaries & game books are in my home in N.Y. & I should be more than pleased to give you any information possible ." Whitehouse was author of "To Lake Rudolph and Beyond", published in Grinnell's Hunting and Conservation (1925). - Gerrit Forbes, 48 elephants 1907-1913, in British E. Africa, Uganda, Congo & Sudan (with long addendum on regional variations in ivory on verso of circular). - W. Sewall, records hunts in N.W. Rhodesia, German E. Africa, U … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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