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THROUGH JUNGLE AND DESERT, Travels in Eastern Africa

Chanler William Astor

Published by New York Macmillan and Co. and Macmillan & Co., Ltd. 1896, 1896
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First edition, American issue, printed and bound as the English issue. Profusely illustrated throughout and based on photographs taken from the author, this copy without two maps called for and to be placed at the end of the volume. Thick 8vo., publishers original navy cloth, with gilt vignette of a hippopotamus head on the upper cover, gilt lettering to the spine, t.e.g. xvi, 535 pp, (2) ads pp. A very good copy, hinges cracked, text-block well preserved and clean, the binding with some light age evidence, rear endleaves with some damage (easily refurbished). RARE FIRST EDITION. The work includes a good deal of material on travel and exploration in Africa and is also a very important work on "big game hunting in Eastern Africa. "Big game hunting in Eastern Africa. Author hunted exhaustively and saw many new species, one of which was named for him. He traveled with Lt. Von Hohnel and had the same guide as Sir Samuel Baker. Hunting between the Tana and Juba rivers. One of the finest reading books on African hunting and travelling." - Ellen Enzler. Bookseller Inventory # 22000

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Title: THROUGH JUNGLE AND DESERT, Travels in ...

Publisher: New York Macmillan and Co. and Macmillan & Co., Ltd. 1896

Publication Date: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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