AFRICA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH MAROTSELAND. LONDON: JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD 1904. Gibbons set out to discover the main source of the Zambesi and define and map the regions.
Provide excellent information on the terrain and rivers, as well as the peoples inhabiting the area. There is, however, relatively brief mention of sport on the expedition. Near the Okovango River, the author bagged buffalo, and, near the Kariba Gorge, he hunted rhino. After traversing the countryside northward to Khartoum, he proceeded to successfully hunt elephant and hippopotamus on the Nile. Czech, Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books.
This volume covers the expedition from leaving Lewanika's, travelling along the Zambesi, then heading north past the Great Lakes to the Nile. Frontis + 26 plates + folding map in rear pocket. Very good condition, cloth slightly worn at corners and mottled on rear board, some mild foxing to endpapers, preliminaries and page edges, small Rowland Ward sticker on front pastedown.Binding sound, all plates present, cloth backed map in excellent condition. Volume 2 of 2 only. Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "AFRICA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH Gibbons 1904 Zambezi Rhodesia Nile Big Game Hunting" is in sale since Saturday, January 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "dragoman0" and is located in Carlisle. This item can be shipped worldwide.