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Cotton, W.B.
Sport in the Eastern Sudan from Souakin to the Blue Nile
Rowland Ward, London, 1912. First edition, second issue without the map. x, 285, [5] pp. 8vo (7-3/4 x 5 inches). "A rather scarce Rowland Ward publication, the first issue was published with a map and map pocket, while the second issue apparently lacked both. This work details the author's 1910-11 expedition on which he bagged gazelle, leopard and hippopotamus near the Atbara River. Continuing on to the Setit, he shot lion, buffalo, kudu and other plains game, some from a machan near a watering hole. Cotton then trekked to the Rahad and Dinder Rivers where he collected lion, buffalo, hippopotamus and a variety of plains game. The nine month safari cost Cotton£750!" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 67 Publisher's tan cloth gilt. Bookplate of Crafts Cole. and his signature Cecil C. Cole, Capt. M.C. 1060. Very Good x, 285, [5] pp. 8vo (7-3/4 x 5 inches) First edition, second issue without the map. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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