Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 51

BLUNT, DAVID ENDERBY Elephant.

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

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Lot 51
BLUNT, DAVID ENDERBY Elephant.
London: East Africa Ltd., [1933]. First UK edition. Publisher's pictorial cloth gilt. 8 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches; xi, [4], 260, [18] pp.; frontispiece, plates, half-title, publisher's advertisements. Light wear to extremities, spotting to first and last few leaves, lightly and evenly toned throughout.
"Blunt was an elephant control officer in Tanganyika, hunting primarily in the Linda Province. He details the natural history and biology of the elephant, relates his experiences as a cultivation officer and provides an excellent chapter on past and present elephant hunters. 'I am sure that an elephant looks on human beings in the same way as we look on a dangerous insect.' A classic of African elephant hunting" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 30.


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

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