Sale 18BP01 | Lot 491

SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY A hunter's wanderings in Africa, being a narrative of nine years spent amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 491
SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY A hunter's wanderings in Africa, being a narrative of nine years spent amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa...
London: Richard Bentley, 1881. First edition (of approximately 1,000 copies). Publisher's olive pictorial cloth, black endpapers. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches (22 x 14 cm); xvii, [i], 455, [1] pp.; with folding map, illustrations throughout. Some binding wear, the Leonard Clow-Richard Tabler copy, with Tabler's bookplate partially removed, rear hinge repaired at the endpaper in cloth, internally generally clean.
The first edition of this oft-republished work is a cornerstone of any collection on African big game books, and is quite scarce. Czech (Africa) p. 251.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $312 (includes buyer's premium)

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