Wild Sports of the World. A Book of Natural History and Adventure. With woodcuts from designs by Harden Melville and William Harvey. Coloured illustrations from watercolour drawings by J. Zwecker, Harrison Weir and Harden Melville.
Collated complete, with 10 colour plates and six black and white fold-out maps. Numerous in-text black and white illustrations.
An adventure book with biographies of hunters and accounts of big game. Animals covered: elephant, lion, puma, gorilla, nshiego-mbouve, rhinocerous, tiger, hippopotamus, leopard, panther, jaguar, lynx, buffalo, wolf, boar, bear, ostrich, reindeer, oryx, chamois, moose, sambur, eland, sable antelope, kangaroo, giraffe, horse, wild ass. The hinges are cracked, and have been repaired using glue at some point.Neat ink inscription on the front blank. Foxing to the first and last few pages, and around the plates. Several of the fold out maps have small tears. The rear free endpaper has a tear approx 3cm. The item "BIG GAME Wild Sports of the World by James GREENWOOD Hunting ILLUSTRATED" is in sale since Monday, April 29, 2019.
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