First edition. Hardback. 2 vols. Cloth slightly marked and edge-rubbed, slightly shaken, otherwise near very good indeed. Please be aware that this set is heavy and therefore extra postage will be requested. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: In Wildest Africa. 2 volumes.
Casa editrice: Hutchinson, London, 1907
Descrizione libro ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condizione libro: NEW. Reprinted from 1907 edition. Volume: Volume 2 Language: eng. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: London : Hutchinson 446 pages Volume: Volume 2. Codice libro della libreria 453434943
Descrizione libro Hutchinson. London 1907., 1907. 2 volumes. brown cloth boards with white and black elephant decoration to front board. 716pp continuously paginated. illustrated large 8vo. From Czech: "In his second work on photographing and hunting game in East Africa, Schillings captures the essence of the African landscape and its people with his brilliant, early snapshots. The first volume concerns a general view of the region, with a brief history of the encroachment of civilization on the African wild and an interesting, if oddly placed, chapter on sport and nature in Germany. The second volume includes chapters on hunting elephant, rhino, and lion with additional sport after leopard, eland and other antelope. There is a remarkable photograph of the extraordinary pair of elephant tusks weighing a combined 450 pounds". Ownership signatures. boards show insect depredations both volumes all over. signatures to Vol.1 not tight, hinges sound both volumes. overall a Good only set. Codice libro della libreria 25674
Descrizione libro London, Hutchinson, 1907, 1907. First Edition. Rebound, with bright gilt on spines and an illustrations of an elephant on front boards. The original boards look to have been bound in with new spines. Very good indeed, very clean and tight. Packed with contemporary photographs, including frontispiece portrait with tissue paper in Volume 1. A rare set, now with a reduced price. Africana. Hardback. No dj. Codice libro della libreria 58928