ELEPHANT-HUNTING IN EAST EQUATORIAL AFRICA. BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THREE YEARS' IVORY-HUNTING UNDER MOUNT KENIA AND AMONG THE NDOROBO SAVAGES OF THE LOROGI MOUNTAINS, INCLUDING A TRIP TO THE NORTH END OF LAKE RUDOLPH. Neumann hunted throughout British East Africa, hunting rhino and oryx near the Mackenzie River, then traveling to the Jambeni Range for elephant, impala and rhinoceros. Kenia, he bagged numerous elephants, and also collected rhino and lion. In Ndorobo territory, he stalked more elephants, particularly near the Seya River.On a trek toward Lake Rudolph, Neumann collected topi, lion, rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe and a variety of plains game. A classic work of African big game hunting literature. Czech, Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books. Illustrated by Millais, Lodge, Caldwell and photographs by the author. Xix + 455 pp + frontispiece + 1 colour plate + folding map + publisher's adverts.
Good + condition, cloth faded on the spine, split along the rear hinge and fraying at the ends of spine. Corners of boards bumped and worn, hinges cracking, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to front pastedown, 2 previous owners names on reverse of front free endpaper. A little light foxing to page edges otherwise clean and tidy. Map has a 10 cm split along one fold and a couple of small holes at junction of other folds.
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