Sale 20JJ01 | Lot 18

BAKER, SAMUEL W. Wild Beasts and Their Ways. Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Catalogue: Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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Lot 18
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. Publisher's burgundy pictorial cloth gilt. 7 7/8 x 5 1/8 inches; xiv, [1], 455 pp.; frontispiece, plates, vignette title page, half-title, errata leaf. Likely recased preserving original spine, endpapers renewed, extremities bumped.
"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.


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Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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