Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game. XIth Edition Africa Zebra Skin Binding.London: Rowland Ward Ltd, 1962. Large octavo, 374 pages, folding conversion table at rear, inches to centimeters. Bound in Zebra skin - one of a small number of copies specially bound in animal hides. A number of each species are listed, where taken and dimensions of horns or antlers.
At rear are an Index of Scientific Names, Index of English Names and an Index of Place Names. Illustrated in color and black and white; internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind. This is a very rare find. The Zebra skin cover and leather binding is completely intact, all pages are intact and clean with bright color and black and white illustrations.
Essentially mint condition example of the limited hide binding edition. Only one other example of the rare book can be found online. I was able to find out that a Lion hide bound copy was auctioned at one time.The item "Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game. XIth Edition Africa Zebra Skin Binding RARE" is in sale since Monday, March 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction". The seller is "br-049" and is located in Weaverville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.