Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels - Quantity: 1
|Author/ Illustrator:||Capt. H. C. Brocklehurst|
|Book Title:||Game Animals of the Sudan - 1931|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Publisher:||Gurney and Jackson, London|
|Subject:||Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels|
Volume size 24 x 16 cm.
"Their Habits and Distribution. A Handbook for Hunters and Naturalists."
Publishers tan cloth with gilt lion vignette on cover.
Gilt title on spine. Gilt top page edges.
xix, 170 pages + colour frontispiece with tissue-guard.
11 colour plates + 14 black and white plates.
Folding map + in-text illustrations.
"Read all you can about the animals you intend to hunt", writes Brocklehurst in his author's note. He ably describes all manner of big game, presenting them in alphabetical order from addax to Grant's zebra. The text is beautifully complemented by W.H. Riddell's coloured plates, and life-size silhouettes of spoor. Included is a six-page chapter entitled "On Killing Elephant" by W.D.M. Bell (Czech, An Annotated
Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books, 1785-1950, p.22).
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