Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 26

BARBER, FREDERICK HUGH and FREWEN, RICHARD Zambezia and Matabeleland in the Seventies. The Narrative of Frederick Hugh Barber 1875 and 1877-1878 and The Journal of Richard Frewen 1877-1878.

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

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Lot 26
BARBER, FREDERICK HUGH and FREWEN, RICHARD Zambezia and Matabeleland in the Seventies. The Narrative of Frederick Hugh Barber 1875 and 1877-1878 and The Journal of Richard Frewen 1877-1878.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1960. First edition. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket. 9 1/4 x 6 inches; x, [1], 212 pp.; folding map, full-page map, frontispiece, plates, half-title. Jacket spine lightly sunned with minor soiling to rear panel, cloth tips bumped, minor occasional foxing, bookplate to front pastedown.
The first volume in the Robins Series. "Barber, a South African hunter, describes his 1875 trip toward the Zambesi River. He hunted elephant, buffalo, rhino, giraffe and numerous antelope. In 1877 he ventured into Matabeleland after more elephants. Frewen's tersely written journal includes brief interludes of hunting buffalo, lion, and various antelopes" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 18.


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

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