Sale 19JJ03 | Lot 58

BOYD, JOYCE My Farm in Lion Country.

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

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Lot 58
BOYD, JOYCE My Farm in Lion Country.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. First edition. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket, color pictorial endpapers. 8 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches; xiv, 273 pp.; frontispiece and plates after photographs, half-title. Price-clipped jacket a bit worn and toned with creases and loss to extremities, cloth rubbed and extremities bumped, lightly and evenly toned throughout.
"The author and her husband George farmed in Tanganyika, and she recounts adventures, hartebeest and zebra [sic]. Elephants were also collected, as were additional leopards and lions that preyed ont he couple's dairy herd. There is also a good chapter on Mrs. Boyd's encounter with a crocodile" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 33.


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

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11am EDT