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South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony
London: Published by Ackermann and Co.. 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. 15, [1]p. Original (or contemporary) green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, glazed yellow endpapers. Frontispiece and fifteen numbered plates with sixteen hand-colored illustrations and fourteen in black and white from drawings by the author taken on site during a series of expeditions to the Bontebok Flats and other hunting grounds. Each scene is described in the text with details on the game and the methods of hunting. The plates are in remarkably good condition with some occasional light spots. The color illustration on plate V has a small stain, apparently done when the image was colored. A near fine copy. Abbey Travel 336. Tooley 126.; Folio .
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