Title: Travel and Big Game
Seller ID: 50745
SELOUS, PERCY, and BRYDEN, H.A. Travel and Big Game, London: Bellairs and Co., 1897. Quarto, first edition, pp. 196, 6 plates of drawings, green cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt lettering on top and spine, gilt palm tree on spine, black drawing of a hunter on top. Mostly written by Selous but with chapters on giraffe and zebra hunting by Bryden. Covers hunting in Africa and North America. Six illustrations by Charles Whymper show game animals with vaguely human expressions on their faces. Scarce. Condition of this book: Boards rubbed at extremities, chipping at head and tail of spine. Leaves clean and tight, free front endpaper has embossed ID of W.H. Smith & Son.