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Land of Elephants: Big-Game Hunting in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda

by Széchenyi, Z.

  • Hardback £400.00
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  • Catalogue No : 42831
  • Published : 1935
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : xi, 208
  • Publisher : Putnam
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : b/w frontis, 47 plates with b/w photos (on recto and verso), map


First English edition. Translated from Hungarian edition (1934) by R. Murray. Details a Hungarian nobleman's pursuit of elephant in the Kitui Forest and along the Tiva River in Kenya. He also hunted bongo near Mt. Kenya, kudu along the northern reaches of Lake Rudolf, leopard on the northern Guaso Nyiro and lion on the Serengeti Plain.

Czech p. 277


8vo, orig. cloth, lightly rubbed to extremities; fore-edge spotted. Some foxing, mostly marginal. Vg in pictorial d/w (some wear and light soiling; in removable, protective sleeve).

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