BAKER, SAMUEL W. Wild Beasts and Their Ways. Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1890. First edition. Two volumes. Publisher's burgundy pictorial cloth gilt. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; xii, , 419; vi, , 379, 59 pp.; frontispiece, plates, vignette title page, half-title, errata slip, publisher's advertisements. Spines sunned, extremities bumped and rubbed, occasional minor thumbing and foxing.
"Baker calls upon a lifetime of hunting experiences to describe a variety of big game worldwide. Included are three chapters on elephant, with additional chapters devoted to leopard, lion, hippopotamus, crocodile, buffalo, rhinoceros, giraffe and the varieties of antelope. There is also an interesting chapter detailing the development of the rifle in the previous half century" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 16.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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