Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 57

BOYCE, WILLIAM D. Illustrated Africa. North Tropical South.

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

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Lot 57
BOYCE, WILLIAM D. Illustrated Africa. North Tropical South.
Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1925. First edition. Publisher's brown cloth gilt, map endpapers, in dust jacket. 8 1/2 x 6 inches; xv, 686 pp.; frontispiece and illustrations after photographs. Jacket with marginal losses and surface soiling, cloth tips just touched, interior fine.
In the scarce dust jacket. "Newspaper magnate Boyce set out on a three year journey throughout Africa to capture his experiences for his readers and increase circulation. Of primary interest to the sporting bibliophile is his lengthy treatment (4 chapters) on big game hunting in British East Africa. Near Currie Springs, he hunted rhinoceros, with hippopotamus bagged near Ripon Falls. East of Lake Victoria, he hunted elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo, with an additional chapter on hunting antelope, zebra and giraffe" (Czech). Czech, Africa, pp. 32-33.


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

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