African Hunting Reprint Series - 12 Volumes
Books of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo / Bookset, Bulawayo. 1980, Reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 12 volumes (complete). A very agreeable set. All dustjackets have a very neat clear plastic protective cover. The djs are smart, most pleasing. Brown boards with gilt illustration and titling. They are all very, very smart and handsome. The contents are exceptionally neat, clean, clear, fresh and generous (unless otherwise indicated). Volume I (ISBN:086920209X): "A Hunter's Life in South Africa Volume 1" by R Gordon Cumming - Facsimile reproduction of 1850 edition. The early pages have some wrinkling from storage(?). Volume 2 (ISBN: 0869202111): "A Hunter's Life in South Africa Volume 2" by R Gordon Cumming - Facsimile reproduction of the 1850 edition. Volume 3 (ISBN: 0869202294): "The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1864-1875" - Reprint of 1916 edition with additional sketch map, illustrations, and a new Foreword and Notes by Edward C Tabler. Volume 4 (ISBN: 0869202278, pub 1981): "African Hunting" by William Charles Baldwin - Facsimile reprint of 1863 edition. Volume 5 (ISBN: 0869202391, pub 1998): "A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa" by Frederick Courteney Selous - Facsimile reprint of 1881 edition. Volume 6 (ISBN: 0869202464, pub, 1982): "Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa" by Arthur H Neumann - Facsimile reprint of 1898 edition. Volume 7 (ISBN: 0869202634, pub. 1999): "Trekking the Great Thirst - Sport and Travel in the Kalahari Desert" - Facsimile reproduction of 1912 edition. Volume 8 (ISBN: 0869202502, pub 1989): "Hunting the Elephant in Africa and other recollections of Thirteen Years' Wanderings" by Captain CH Stigand - Facsimile reproduction of 1913 edition. Volume 9 (ISBN: 0869202650, pub. 1991): "The Wild Sports of Southern Africa" by Captain William Cornwallis Harris - Facsimile reproduction of fourth edition of 1844 which includes two additional chapters giving a full account of Dingaan's massacre of Retief's party. Volume 10 (ISBN: 0869202723, pub 1994): "The African Elephant and Its Hunters" by Denis D Lyell - Facsimile reprint of 1924 edition. Volume 11 (ISBN: 0869202480, pub 1995): "The Adventures of an Elephant Hunter" by James Sutherland - Facsimile of 1912 edition. Volume 12 (ISBN: 086920274X, pub 1995): "Bonds of Africa" by Owen Letcher - Facsimile reprint of 1913 edition. A superb set that is, overwhelmingly, as new in aspect and sense. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa extra postal charges may be required. fk. Near Fine/Very Good.
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