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On Safari. Big-Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies in Bird-life
- ON SAFARI. BIG-GAME HUNTING IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA WITH STUDIES IN BIRD-LIFE. Longmans, Green & Co., New York, first U.S. edition, 340 pages, with 170 illustrations by the author and E, Caldwell, sketch maps and photographs.Czech write "A prolific sporting author, Chapman combined fluid writing style with his exciting experiences hunting in British East Africa. He followed the Uganda Railway, with hunting excursions toward Lake Elementeita and also westward to the Enderit River and along Lake Nakuru. On a 1904 hunt, Chapman describes his trek across the Athi Plains. There are plentiful hunting experiences including lion, waterbuck, rhino, elephant, gazelle, eland, kudu and buffalo. Beautifully rebound in half leather with raised ribs. Th original pictorial elephant head has been inset in the front cover. Contents are without any marks rinscriptions and with only an occasional spot of foxing. A classic work. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Hunter Books]
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