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17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa

17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa

17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa    17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa
A RECORD OF EXPLORATION & BIG GAME SHOOTING, 1885 TO 1893. BEING THE NARRATIVE OF SEVERAL JOURNEYS IN THE HINTERLAND OF THE SOMALI COAST PROTECTORATE, DATING FROM THE BEGINNING OF ITS ADMINISTRATION BY GREAT BRITAIN UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME. WITH DESCRIPTIVE NOTES ON THE WILD FAUNA OF THE COUNTRY. LONDON: ROWLAND WARD AND CO. He hunted elephant near the Golis Range, Jalelo and the Sobat River in 1887.

Five years later, while on reconnaissance near the Abyssinian border, he bagged rhinoceros near Toeli. In 1893, Swayne collected leopard and oryx while journeying to Harar. Later, near the Webbe Shebeleh River, he hunted rhino, lion, leopard and elephant. He also relates an interesting incident of hunting hyena with knife and pistol. In the Golis Range, he successfully stalked trophy kudu.

On a second journey to the Webbe Shebeleh, he bagged bushbuck, leopard, and lion. An important work of sport and exploration Czech, Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books. ETHNOLOGY THE NOMADIC LIFE BIG GAME SHOOTING, 1887 GOVERNMEN EXPLORATION A RECONNAISSANCE OF THE ABYSSINIAN BORDER, 1892 A VISIT TO RAS MAKUNAN, 1893 FIRST JOURNEY TO THE WABBE SHABELEH RIVER, 1893 THREE WEEKS' KOODOO STALKING ON GOLIS RANGE, 1893 SECOND JOURNEY TO THE WABBE SHABELEH RIVER, 1893 NOTES ON THE WILD FAUNA OF SOMALILAND. ON FITTING OUT SOMALI EXPEDITIONS APPENDIX II. Frontis + 7 plates + numerous text illustrations + 1 folding map. Very good + condition, rebound in plain cloth (the original is known for ageing badly). Corners of boards bumped, also slightly affecting corners of first and last few pages.

Fore edge of 2 pages professionally repaired (see 4th photo). 2 previous owner's details on first blank page.

A few minor marks to pages but overall clean and tidy, binding firm, missing 1 map (Hunting map of Northern Somali Land), all plates present. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.

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  • Author: H Swayne
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Modification Description: Rebound
  • Non-Fiction Subject: Travel Guides & Travel Stories
  • Place of Publication: London
  • Publisher: Rowland Ward
  • Region: Africa
  • Special Attributes: 1st Edition
  • Year Printed: 1895


17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa    17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa