Five Months' Sport in Somali Land

By: Wolverton, Lord (Frederick Glyn)

Price: $295.00

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An account of Wolverton's hunting adventures in Somali Land, where he and Arthur Colonel Paget bagged lions, gazelles, crocodiles, and a variety of other animals. Beige cloth w/small lion illustration/lettering in gilt to front cover (unfortunately, the scan doesn't show them all that clearly), gilt spine lettering, 108 pages, 23 mainly full-page illustrations, folding map. This copy from the library of naturalist/writer Lieutenant-Commander Bruce S. Wright, and bears his embossed seal to top right corner of title page. Moderately soiled cloth, edgewear, bumped/worn corners/spine ends, sun-darkened spine, 1/2" slit to bottom right spine edge, 1" slit to top left spine edge, previous owner's name/date to front end paper, foxing to endpapers/pastedowns/map, general wear. Uncommon.

Title: Five Months' Sport in Somali Land

Author Name: Wolverton, Lord (Frederick Glyn)

Illustrator: Illustrations from photographs by Colonel Paget

Categories: Sports (hunting, fishing),

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1894

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued)

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 017611

Keywords: NOISBN, Lord Frederick Glyn Wolverton, Somali Land, Somaliland, camel, camels, Zareba, lions, lioness, oryx, Soemmeringi gazelle, shebeyli, crocodiles, ostriches, Somalis, Africa, big-game hunting, hunters