In Haunts of Wild Game

A Hunter-Naturalits Wanderings from Kahlambra to Libombo


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William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1896. 1st edition. Hardback, 23.5 X 18 X 4 cm.Large 8vo. xvi, 576 pp. Frontis., 15 full page plates, numerous other illustrations by C. Whymper, appendices, color folding map.Condition: Very Good. some general shelf wear but overall pretty good. A heavy book thus extra postage costs may apply. Author is known for his pursuit of leopard, lion & elephant. His book is one of the first to talk about the different haunts of leopards throughout Africa and the different methods of hunting them in various regions. Teeming with hunting stories. “One of the classics of African sport, this book describes the author’s hunting experiences in Portuguese East Africa and the eastern Transvaal. Excellent illustrations by Charles Whymper.