Madeira | Percy C.

Hunting In British East Africa

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    First edition of Hunting in British East Africa by Percy C. Madeira in a fine binding.

    Octavo, [304pp]. Dark brown morocco, gilt border on front and back covers. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Stated “Published December, 1909” on copyright page. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Pocket at rear endpaper holding two maps, beginning to pull away from endpaper. Solid text block, a few small scrapes to exterior, a near fine example. Double-page frontispiece. (Czech 178)

    Percy C. Madeira, Sr. (approx. 1863-1942) was a Philadelphia socialite and coal operator. He embarked on an expedition with his wife to East Africa when exploration of this area was growing in popularity, visiting at similar times as Theodore Roosevelt and Frederick Courteney Selous.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Philadelphia

    Publisher

    Lippincott

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1909

    Binding

    Leather bound

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Madeira | Percy C.

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