Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 38

[BIG GAME HUNTING] Selection of big game hunting titles in dust jackets.

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

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Lot 38
[BIG GAME HUNTING] Selection of big game hunting titles in dust jackets.
Comprising: CHAMBERLAIN, GEORGE AGNEW. African Hunting Among the Thongas. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, [1923]. First edition. Map endpapers, frontispiece and plates with printed tissue guards, half-title. Jacket lightly soiled with a few marginal tears and chips but price present, staining to cloth, cloth tips bumped; COURTNEY, ROGER. Claws of Africa. Experiences of a Professional Big-game Hunter. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., [1934]. First edition. Frontispiece portrait, half-title. Jacket worn with marginal losses and spotting to lower panel but unclipped, endpapers toned; LANG, CONYERS. Buffalo. The Lone Trail of a Big Game Hunter. London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson Limited, 1934. First edition. Map endpapers, frontispiece, plates, half-title. Price-clipped jacket with minor edgewear, cloth spine spotted, one or two spots to title page; LAKE, ALEXANDER. Killers in Africa. The truth about animals lying in wait and hunters lying in print. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, [1953]. Later edition. half-title, sectional titles. Light toning to price-clipped jacket, cloth extremities just touched, endpapers toned; MICHAEL, GEORGE. African Fury. London: Michael Joseph, [1954]. First edition. Frontispiece and plates after photographs. Jacket toned and edgeworn with losses to extremities, endpapers toned, booksellers ticket to rear pastedown; SCOTT, ROBERT L. Between the Elephant's Eyes! New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1954. First edition. Map endpapers, in-text illustrations, half-title. Jacket with minor losses to extremities but unclipped, cloth tips bumped; JORDAN, JOHN ALFRED. The Elephant Stone. London: Nicholas Kaye, [1959]. First edition. Plates, in-text illustrations, half-title. Price-clipped jacket toned and edgeworn, scattered foxing; HIBBEN, FRANK C. Hunting in Africa. New York: Hill and Wang, [1962]. First edition. Plates after photographs, half-title. Light wear and creasing to jacket, cloth tips bumped; SMITH, T. MURRAY. Safari Trail. London: Robert Hale, [1965]. First edition. Illustrations after photographs, half-title. Jacket toned and worn at edges, cloth spine a bit browned and bumped at tips; and SMITH, STEPHEN J. The Hunter and the Go-Away Bird. Johannesburg: SJS&A, [1992]. First edition. Illustrations after photographs, half-title. Cloth spine tips just touched.
The lot ten titles, all in dust jackets. (10)


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

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11am EDT