Lot 160 of 302:
Stalking Big Game With a Camera Ltd. Edn. 1924  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Stalking Big Game With A Camera in Equatorial Africa

Author:
Maxwell, Marius

Place:
London

Publisher:
The Medici Society Limited

Date:
1924

Description:

[2], xxii, 202, [1] pp. Colored map; 113 photogravure plates, including 8 'frontispieces', 2 of which are double-page; 1 large (36x11½) folding half-tone plate in pocket at rear. (Folio) 37.6x28 cm (14¾x11"), original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. No. 483 of 568 copies signed by the author. First Edition.

Signed by the author at limitation page, as issued. Contains a vast array of images of African elephants, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses, giraffes, buffalo, and other mammals and birds photographed at close range by the intrepid author, whose text recounts his adventures and his observations of animal behavior in the wild. Two appendices include a general study of the elephant and an account of extinct species of elephants.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing and scuffs to cloth, spine and cloth a bit sunned and scuffed; endpapers toned, some foxing within; foxing to folding plate; very good.


 
Item number:
308615
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