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SELOUS Frederick Courteney
A Hunters Wanderings In Africa Being A Narrative Of Nine Years Spent Among The Game Of The Far Interior Of South Africa
Richard Bentley and Son, 1895. xviii 455 pages, frontis, 17 full page plates and text illus by Miss A.B.Selous, J Smit and E Whymper. Large folding map of Central South Africa, some light spotting to frontis and title page o/w contents clean and free of foxing, publishers green cloth with 3 gilt antelope heads to upper board, cloth clean and bright, a vg+ copy of Selous first book. The first 4 editions are in green cloth and quite scarce. Selous travelled through Bechuanaland and Matabeleland, numerous hunting episodes after lion, black rhino, buffalo and elephant and a variety of game. A vg+ copy of one of the classic African hunting titles. Czech 251
Bookseller: Hereward Books [Ely, CAMBR, United Kingdom]
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