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Sport in Somaliland, Being an Account of a Hunting Trip to that Region
London: Rowland Ward, "The Jungle", 1900. Number 12 of 200 copies, signed by Rowland Ward "Presentation Copy/ No. 12/ With Kind Regards/ Rowland Ward.". Folio. Colour portrait frontispiece; 18 photogravure plates; color text illustrations; folding colour map. Title-page in red and black. [vi], 140 pp. Original gilt stamped illustrated buckram, imitation snakeskin endpapers. Boards somewhat soiled and stained, spine darkened with small start at top of front joint, edges bumped. Very good. Custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. Riling 1505; Czech p. 133; Lockot 17578 . The English naturalist Richard Lydekker's copy, signed by him above the presentation statement on the blank opposite the half-title. "One of the rarest of all African big game hunting books" (Czech)
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