Wild Life in Central Africa. Denis D. Lyell.

Wild Life in Central Africa.

1913. London: The Field and Queen (Horace Cox), [circa 1913]

8vo, xvi, 284, [4, advertisements] pages with a table; 48 photographic plates. Original green cloth stamped in black and gilt, text recased as it was a little loose, and a few plates carefully re-inserted. A very pleasant copy of a very scarce book in any condition.

§ First edition of this fascinating if rather gruesome catalogue of wild animals shot by the author. The frontispiece of a (dead) one-tusked elephant is used for the cover design. Lyell wrote or co-authored four books on African big game hunting. Item #104490

Price: $1,975.00

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