Second edition of African Hunting and Adventure from Natal to the Zambesi by William Charles Baldwin.
Octavo, x, 451pp. Full red polished calf, double gilt-ruled border on covers with florets at corners. Title in gilt over green leather spine label, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. Marbled edges and endpapers. Bound by Bickers & Son, London. Complete with 46 illustrations and fold-out map of South Africa. Frontispiece portrait of Baldwin. Wear at edges and shelf wear to boards. Intermittent foxing. Previous bookseller’s label on rear endpaper. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. (Czech 16-17) (Mendelssohn I, pp. 73-74)
William Charles Baldwin collected hippopotamus, lion, eland, rhinoceros, kudu, giraffe, elephant, and buffalo throughout his travels outlined in this text. African Hunting is considered “a necessary volume in the African sporting library.” (Czech 17)