Limited to edition of 750 numbered and signed copies. Big game hunters who explored the unknown continent of Africa in search of adventure and sport have chronicled their adventures for over 200 years. This bibliography provides a reference to over six hundred books by famous sportsmen such as Samuel White Baker, Frederick C. Selous and W.D.M. Bell, as well as to lesser known titles and to privately printed books. The annotations provide details of hunting locales and the game species collected in addition to the standard physical descriptions and notations of illustrated plates and maps. Sixteen colored plates demonstrate the beauty of the bookbinders' artistry. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. 181 pages with 8 additional leaves. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 8vo...
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Book Description Land's Edge Press, St. Cloud, 1999 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 1999. 8vo. pp 181. Colour illustrated dust jacket. Original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering at front and spine.ISBN: 096758910x Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # C41438
Book Description Land's End Press, St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Bound in brown cloth with silver titles to front board and spine, this hardcover First Edition is Limited to 750 copies (This being No. 358) and is signed by the author: condition is VG in VG dustjacket (unclipped). (XV111)/181pp with Foreword, Preface, Bibliography by Author, A to Z, plus 16 colour plates of books featured. very minor creases to foot of front panel of jacket; slight fading to bottom quarter inch of front board; otherwise all VG. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 0016190
Book Description Land's Edge, St. Cloud, first edition, 1999, 1999. Limited trade edition of 750 copies, numbered and signed by the author. Cloth, 8vo, , 181 pp, 16 pp of colour plates. Over 600 entries. A valuable guide for collectors. The author, a Professor of History and antiquarian bookdealer, has aimed to identify and describe books in English from 1785 to 1950 that relate the adventures of explorers, travellers and sportsmen who enjoyed hunting African big game. The physical descriptions include pagination and numbers of plates and maps and the annotations provide details of the area and game hunted. Copy No. 359, signed by the author on the limitation page. Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-36802
Book Description Lands Edge Press (1999), St Cloud, MN, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition limited; First Printing. Illus. Addendum. References. Limited to 750 copies ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 7960
Book Description Lands End Press, Minnesota, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: near fine/near fine. octavo. 181pp This is limited to 750 numbered copies. SIGNED by author.A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a mylar protective wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 42058
Book Description Published by the author. Land's Edge Press, MN. 1999 1st edition. Pp(xviii),181. Colour photographs. Brown cloth. Edn ltd to 750. Un-numbered, out of series copy. Signed by the author. Fine in dust-wrapper. Over 600 African big game hunting books described and annotated. Bookseller Inventory # 21108
Book Description Cloth/hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 181p. index. Signed by the author and limited to 750 copies with an inscription to collector "to a fellow wanderer down the literary big game trails of Africa--good reading and hunting." Essential for not only listing the great items on African Big Game Hunting but as the titles by Samuel White Baker, W.D.M. Bell, and Frederic C. Selous as well as the Teddy Roosevelt titles, there are complete physical descriptions, notation of maps and plates, hunting locales as well as big game species collected. There are 34 color plates of the most beautiful decorative cloth hunting books which remind the collector of what treasures should be sought after in the search of major auctions, rare bookstores, and specialty catalogs. Bookseller Inventory # 016538
Book Description Land's Edge Press, St Cloud, MN, USA., 1999. Book Condition: Collectible. Limited/Numbered. NEW/NEW. Brown boards, gold titling. LIMITED EDITION #529 OF 750. FLAT SIGNED by AUTHOR -- TWICE-- on Limited Edition page. First in the normal ltd ed position, then, with a very nice inscription about Big Game hunting at the top of that same page. RARE thus. Kenneth Czech is one of a handful of modern world renowned Big Game hunters of Africa. This is an important reference on books about the hunters art. [B109]. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 012213