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Széchenyi, Z.
Land of Elephants: Big-Game Hunting in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda
London: Putnam, 1935. xi, 208, b/w frontis, 47 plates with b/w photos (on recto and verso), map. Hardback. 8vo, orig. cloth, lightly rubbed to extremities; fore-edge spotted. Some foxing, mostly marginal. Vg in pictorial d/w (some wear and light soiling; in removable, protective sleeve). First English edition. Translated from Hungarian edition (1934) by R. Murray. Details a Hungarian nobleman's pursuit of elephant in the Kitui Forest and along the Tiva River in Kenya. He also hunted bongo near Mt. Kenya, kudu along the northern reaches of Lake Rudolf, leopard on the northern Guaso Nyiro and lion on the Serengeti Plain. Czech p. 277
Vendeur: Pemberley Natural History Books [UK]

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