On Safari - Big Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies of Bird Life. Abel CHAPMAN.
On Safari - Big Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies of Bird Life.

On Safari - Big Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies of Bird Life.

Edward Arnold, 1908.

First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with gilt titles & elephant vignette to front board. A very good+ copy. Clean boards. Some pushing to extremities. Internally complete. Spotting to endpapers with an old ink inscription. Endpapers original & unsplit. Fully collated with all plates present. An attractive copy.

Abel Chapman was a Sunderland born hunter-naturalist. He saved the Spanish Ibex goat from extinction. Chapman travelled the world, particularly East Africa, studying and shooting both wild game & game birds. Many of his stuffed specimens can be seen in the Sunderland Museum & the National History Museum.

Item #101258

Price: £385.00

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