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(Lieut. - Colonel) H. C. Lowther - From Pillar to Post - 1911

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Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels - Quantity: 1

Condition: Very good
Language: English
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication year oldest item: 1911
Author/ Illustrator: (Lieut. - Colonel) H. C. Lowther
Book Title: From Pillar to Post
Number of Books: 1
Publisher: Edward Arnold, London
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Subject: Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels
Object: Book

Volume size 23 x 14.5 cm.

First edition. Name on inside "Gerard Lowther, Apl. 1911."

Original red-cloth boards with gilt title and "cap" vignette.
xi, 307 pages + 30 page publishers catalogue.
Frontispiece photogravure with tissue-guard.
30 monochrome illustrations.
Sporadic spotting/foxing.

The collection of random reminiscences contains
two chapters on lion hunting, and four chapters on
South Africa from 1899 to 1902.
Chapter 14 covers East Africa, including Zanzibar.
Becoming a hard to find edition.

"An officer in the Scots Guards, Lowther travelled
to Somaliland where he hunted lion in the Haud
region, as well as kudu and other plains game.
During a trip to British East Africa, he encountered
Teddy Roosevelt (who was on his famous safari),
and went on to bag elephant near the Riana River.
There are also several chapters devoted to his
experiences in the Boer War, as well as other
military obligations.
[Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of African
Big Game Hunting Books, 1785 to 1950, p.99)."

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