IN HAUNTS OF WILD GAME - FIRST EDITION. By Kirby, Frederick Vaughan (Maqaqamba).Published by William Blackwood & Sons. IN HAUNTS OF WILD GAME.
William Blackwood, London 1896, First edition, 576 pages, with a frontis. Portrait of the author and numerous illustrations by Charles Whymper, folding map intact.Lettering on cover and spine worn, but visible. There is a slight soiling and few small discoloring spots on the back and slight wear on the edges. Considring its age, still good to good minus copy. Czech comments: One of the classics of African sport, this book describes the author's hunting experiences in Portuguese East Africa and the eastern Transvaal. He relates hunting in the rugged Kloof country after bushbuck, kudu and leopard.
In the Khalamba foothills, he bagged buffalo but was quick to blame the Boer government for the decline in game numbers. He also hunted sable, giraffe and wildebeest. Two long chapters on lion hunting are also featured. The item "FREDERICK KIRBY Haunts Wild Big Game Hunting African Africa buffalo Leopard Lion" is in sale since Monday, April 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "loridzor" and is located in Providence, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.