Sale 18BP01 | Lot 459

CHAPMAN, JAMES Travels in the Interior of South Africa, comprising fifteen years' hunting and trading; with journeys across the continent from Natal to Walvisch Bay, and visits to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls.

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Lot 459
CHAPMAN, JAMES Travels in the Interior of South Africa, comprising fifteen years' hunting and trading; with journeys across the continent from Natal to Walvisch Bay, and visits to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls.
London: Bell & Daldy and Edward Stanford, 1868. First edition. Two volumes, publisher's green cloth with pictorial design in gilt. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (21.5 x 14 cm); xiv, [iv contents, errata], 454, [2] pp.; viii [iv contents, errata], 480 pp., half-titles, with two folding maps and eight plates, illustrations. Light binding wear, short split to the cloth on the rear joint of the first volume, in all a good sound copy. Henry Fairfield Osborn's bookplate, given to the Library of the American Museum of Natural History, with their Osborn Library plate; deaccession plate, blind stamp on title, trace of rear endpaper dockets.
Includes an extensive appendix on the game of the region. Mendelssohn I, p. 506; Czech (Africa) p. 36.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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