Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 20

BAKER, SAMUEL W. Wild Beasts and Their Ways. Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Catalogue: Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Lot 20
BAKER, SAMUEL W. Wild Beasts and Their Ways. Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America.
London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1891. Second edition. Two volumes. Later half red morocco over marbled boards.7 5/8 x 5 inches; xiv, 455 pp. (continuously paginated); frontispiece, plates, vignette title page, half-title. Extremities just touched, front hinge somewhat overopened, foxing and toning througout.
"Baker calls upon a lifetime of hunting experiences to describe a variety of big game worldwide. Included are three chapters on elephant, with additional chapters devoted to leopard, lion, hippopotamus, crocodile, buffalo, rhinoceros, giraffe and the varieties of antelope. There is also an interesting chapter detailing the development of the rifle in the previous half century" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 16.


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Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11am EDT