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Sportsman's Search for Doctor Livingstone 1868  

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Elephant Haunts: Being A Sportsman's Narrative of the Search for Doctor Livingstone, with Scenes of Elephant, Buffalo, and Hippopotamus Hunting

Faulkner, Henry


Hurst & Blackett



ix, 325 pp. Wood-engraved frontispiece, and vignette to title, without the publisher's advertisements at end. (8vo), bound in modern red morocco, gilt spine, new endpapers. First Edition. 

"In 1867, Royal Navy lieutenant E.D. Young trekked to Africa to find the great missionary-explorer David Livingstone who was reported to be lost while searching for the origins of the Nile. Henry Faulkner joined the expedition primarily to hunt. His efforts collecting elephant, buffalo and hippo in present day Malawi and around Lake Nyasa are duly captured in this rather scarce narrative." (Czech). 

Lot Amendments

Toning and scattered foxing to interior, occasional minor chips and closed tears to page edges, occasional tape repairs to edges, a few larger tears repaired with tape with no loss to text; good or better.

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