In less than four years, this sportsman covered 7,200 miles, mostly on foot--from the Zambezi delta on the east coast to the mouth of the Congo on the west. He risked every form of tropical disease and death, and his account is full of hard, almost fatally earned bush knowledge. Illustrated.In less than four years, this sportsman covered 7,200 miles, mostly on foot--from the Zambezi delta on the east coast to the mouth of the Congo on the west. He risked every form of tropical disease and death, and his account is full of hard, almost fatally earned bush knowledge. Illustrated.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7ż"-9ż" tall. Peter Capstick, series----has a few tiny tears upper and lower spine on d/j o/w contents are clean In less than four years and covering 7200 hundred miles collected African animals and plants for the Paris Museum.
Very Good in Good+ DJ. Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, When Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo. Originally published in 1899. 5 1/2 x 8, 330 pgs, b&w photos and illustrations, Peter Capstick, series editor. Foa collected almost all the African game for the Paris Natural History Museum.
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Third printing of 1989 re-print edition. Very good + in a very good dust jacket. Book shows only light edge wear and a small remainder mark to top edge. Jacket shows more moderate edge wear including a couple small, sealed tears. Otherwise a very clean, tight copy.
Camden, South Carolina. Briar Patch Press. 1987. First Edition Thus. 8vo. (8 x 5 Ż). 326 pp. including appendix. Illustrated frontispiece. Black and white plates. Text drawings. Text map. The book is bound in full green leather with gilt titles on the spine and front cover. Marbled end papers. Silk ribbon marker. All edges gilt. A nice book. Fine.
8vo. xxvii, , 330 pp. Frntsp., numerous illusts, map. Black boards, gilt lettrng (slght lean), w/ d.j. VG/VG, w/ frmr ownrshp inscrptn, and embssd stmp on frntsp. for Richard Hans, Pearl Harbor Survivor who served on the USS Phoenix. First edition, thus of this title from the ─˙Peter Capstick Library. ─¨
Fine. NOT ex-library. No dust jacket. Gilt pages. A very nice copy. All items shipped within 2 business days and guaranteed. Proceeds benefit the Pima County Public Library, serving the greater Tucson area.
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