Fair. Stalking Big Game with a Camera in Equatorial Africa. With a Monograph on the African Elephant. Containing 113 Plates After Photographs by the Author. Ex-library. Contains a small amount of water damage. Quarto. Navy cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine; Blindstamped lettering on front board. B/W photographs throughout.
Fine. 1924, 1ST TRADE EDN. 311pp, 4to. 75 PHOTOS. MOSTLY ELEPHANT, BUT WE/ RHINO, BUFFALO, GIRAFFE, HIPPO. I DON'T HAVE HIS COURAGE--WHEN FACING DANGEROUS BIG GAME I'D PREFER TO HAVE MORE THAN A CAMERA LENS BETWEEN ME AND IT. GREAT BOOK! FINE IN COLOR PICTORIAL COVER.
With a monograph on the African elephant. Large 8vo, pp. 311. Illustrated with many photographs by the author. Preface by Sir Sidney F. Harmer, director of the British Museum. Olive cloth, stamped with orange and black. Hinges weak, o/w VG.
Very Good. Hardcover. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. FIRST AMER. EDITION, very good. Full green cloth with pictorial front cover in black and orange. Spine also in black and orange. Light wear to extremities. xxii, 312pp. Double-page frontispiece with tissue-guard. 62 full-page plates and one full-page map.
First trade edition. Dark gray cloth with gilt titles. Text block is fine with front hinge tight and rear inner hinge starting. Binding is very good with moderate wear to boards and corners although cloth is not worn through and spine is sunned about one shade. Overall a quite acceptable copy and internally very nice despite the wear of seventy five plus years to the boards. 113 plates photographic including several folding.
Near Fine. With a mongraph on the African Elephant. 206 pp, profuse ill, 113 plates after photographs by the author. The photographer's famous work on elephants in East Africa. The book is as good to read as it is handsome to behold. Elephant stalking, hunting and photography. This is the royal quarto reprint, done one year after the first edition. Contains the folded four-part photographic panorama of a herd of elephants advancing through the Lorian swamp as a frontispiece. VG+ to near fine considering the size of this work. Shipping weight will approach ten pounds.
Hardcover. Very good in green cloth, gilt decoration. Africa; Photography Monographs. Signed by author, #136 of 550 copies for sale (of 568 total. ) Covers show light wear with a short pull at head and two little cuts at the bottom of front cover. Gilt titles and decoration bright. Light foxing. In all a very good copy. Ships in a box directly from our store in Santa Barbara, California.
Stalking big game with a camera in equatorial Africa
by Marius Maxwell
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