I have been a sportsman my entire life enjoying hunting and fishing I cannot even think of shooting a Elephant. He earned the nom de guerre Wingate of the Sudan. Maroon colored linen hardboards, leather corners and spine. Two volumes totally 529 pp. Rear hinge cracked, front hinge split.
Already in Africa organizing the outfit were R. Ex-library copy with marking to thje spine, endpapers. Inquire if you need further information. Page edges are rather grubby. Absenting himself from politics for a year, Roosevelt set off on an elaborate hunting trip to gather specimens for the Smithsonian. Overall, a good, clean, sturdy hard cover, exterior leather shelf worn and rubbed through at the corners, and chipping at the top and bottom edges of the back strip; hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. SubscriberÕs edition, with more illustrations than the first trade edition.
In British East Africa, Roosevelt hunted lion and plains game on the Kapiti Plains, while, in the Bondoni hill country, he collected rhinoceros and giraffe. First edition thus Peter Capstick Library. A single original issue including all of the editorial material as well as advertisements. Peter Hathaway Capstick, former Wall Street stockbroker turned professional adventurer, has been critically acclaimed as the successor to Hemingway and Ruark in African hunting literature. Subject matters range from art, fiction, and poetry to history and science.
This fascinating story about Teddy Roosevelt's hunting adventures are not for the squeamish or the politcally correct as it includes heart-pounding stories. Rubbing along the board edges and spine edges, and a bit of light surface rubbing. The party crossed British East Africa, into the Belgian Congo, and traced the Nile across the Sudan to Khartoum. Theodore Roosevelt and his side partner Kermit Roosevelt's big game hunting African adventures. Includes map of the route Roosevelt took through Africa and 48 other illustrated plates. A magnificent set, extremely rare in such good condition in the original dust jackets. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit.
This 'Scribner's Magazine' began publication in January 1887 under the editorship of the legendary Edward L. About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons. Not all that pretty, but it is the first edition with complete text, photos, and map. Owner's name on front free endpage. The twenty-sixth president of the United States was also a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier, and scholar. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. In near fine condition with light rubbing and wear to the extremities.
Teddy was a superb writer and this book illuminates in rich detail a world that no longer exists. Now, it seems to me that this opens up the best chance for the National Museum to get a fine collection, not only of the big game beasts, but of the smaller animals and birds of Africa; and looking at it dispassionately, it seems to me that the chance ought not to be neglected. Dusty copy, shaken, but complete and otherwise sound an about good copy. Oh certainly some tense moments and not to belittle the danger involved when you are carrying rifles with a large enough caliber to take down an elephant or should I say a herds worth you really are on the winning edge of deaths' sword. Some pages are still uncut.
His account of this adventure is as remarkably fresh today as it was when these adventures on the veldt were first published. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996; Underwood, Lamar. New York: Charles ScribnerÕs Sons, 1910. Long out of print, this classic is one of the preeminent examples of Africana, and belongs on every collector's shelf. His account of the safari has its share of the exciting, dangerous moments expected in this type of hunting, but the.
Original olive-green cloth, with pictorial design of elephants in a forest of yellow, gilt, grey, and brown on the upper cover, gilt lettered. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit. Textblock is a little grubby here and there. By Genre Book Material Type Published material Publication info London,John Murray,1910. Original olive cloth, gilt titles. The Extra-Illustrated Subscriber's Edition, With Conkey And Hammond Printer's Information And Scribner Seal On Copyright Page. A nice association, signed trade editions of African Game Trails are rare.
Note: the earlier 'Scribner's Monthly' had been retitled 'The Century Magazine' in 1881, under new management. African Game Trails includes stories about President Theodore Roosevelt advertures throughout East Africa, Belgian Congo, Mombassa, Khartoum, etc. They ended the expedition in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 14, 1910. Illustrated throughout with photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and drawings by Philip R. Burlingame and set a new standard for older publications such as 'Harper's' and 'Atlantic,' publishing many more women writers, developing new illustrators, as well as authors, while fashioning a more 'modern' and accessible style of prose for the reader. About this Item: John Murrary, London, 1910. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1259g.
New York: Charles ScribnerÕs Sons, 1910. Former owner's name in ink on front end paper. About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Burlingame and set a new standard for older publications such as 'Harper's' and 'Atlantic,' publishing many more women writers, developing new illustrators, as well as authors, while fashioning a more 'modern' and accessible style of prose for the reader. All edges of the text block are gilt.