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.The item "17 TRIPS THROUGH SOMALILAND Swayne 1895 Exploration & Big Game Hunting Africa" is in sale since Tuesday, July 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "dragoman0" and is located in Carlisle.
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