Meikle AFTER BIG GAME Big Game African Hunting East Africa Leopard Buffalo Lions. Scarce book on hunting in East Africa, c 1911.
Includes large fold out map with short tear near binding. Owners inscription in pencil on end paper, split to upper spine side (now repaired). Hard to find - still a good minus copy of a scarce title. The authors were friends of the Governor of Kenya, Sir Henry Belfield, and visited East Africa on a hunting trip at his invitation so were treated royally wherever they went. The first half, mainly by Mrs.Meikle, is descriptive of the coast, Mombasa and Nairobi, the Uganda Railway, and German East Africa - the trip must have occurred in about early 1913, before hostilities broke out between the British and German territories. The second part lists R. Meikle's safari and big game hunting experiences. There is a short final chapter on Fishing in the Protectorate by F. The item "Meikle AFTER BIG GAME Big Game African Hunting East Africa Kenya Leopard Buffalo" 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.