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Author Name    Wolverton, Lord (Frederick Glyn)

Title   Five Months' Sport in Somali Land

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket (as issued)

Edition   First Edition

Size   Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Publisher   London Chapman & Hall 1894

Illustrator   Illustrations from photographs by Colonel Paget

Seller ID   017611

An account of Wolverton's hunting adventures in Somali Land, where he and Arthur Colonel Paget bagged lions, gazelles, crocodiles, and a variety of other animals. Beige cloth w/small lion illustration/lettering in gilt to front cover (unfortunately, the scan doesn't show them all that clearly), gilt spine lettering, 108 pages, 23 mainly full-page illustrations, folding map. This copy from the library of naturalist/writer Lieutenant-Commander Bruce S. Wright, and bears his embossed seal to top right corner of title page. Moderately soiled cloth, edgewear, bumped/worn corners/spine ends, sun-darkened spine, 1/2" slit to bottom right spine edge, 1" slit to top left spine edge, previous owner's name/date to front end paper, foxing to endpapers/pastedowns/map, general wear. Uncommon.

NOISBN, Lord Frederick Glyn Wolverton, Somali Land, Somaliland, camel, camels, Zareba, lions, lioness, oryx, Soemmeringi gazelle, shebeyli, crocodiles, ostriches, Somalis, Africa, big-game hunting, hunters

Price = 295.00 USD




          

                                                    


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