Title Great and Small Game of Africa: An Account of the Distribution, Habits, and Natural History of the Sporting Mammals, with Personal Hunting Experiences
Binding Half Leather - Hardbound
Book Condition Good+
Jacket Condition No Dust Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Rowland Ward 1899
Seller ID 034053
Number 235 of a limited edition of 500 copies signed by the publisher. Later binding by Aquarius of London. Now in half green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with green cloth over remaining covers. Raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering. Marbled end leaves. Very light rubbing on edges, and corners are slightly bumped. Smudges on half title page, as well as faded previous owners ink stamp. Scattered and occasional smudges in contents. Plates are complete, though show age toning and general light foxing. Plate images remain bright and crisp and are protected with tissue guards. One tissue guard with a doodled outline of the hartebeest below. Volume remains tight and very attractive with tremendous shelf appeal.