After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August, 1894, to November, 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo. Translated from the French, with an introduction, by Frederic Lees

London: A. & C. Black, 1899. First edition in English. 8vo. xxvii, (1), 330 pp. Illustrated from photographs, frontispiece and 29 plates, other illustrations through the text, map. Czech Africa, p. 59: "Foa, a Frenchman, huntd from coast to coast across central Africa with numerous sporting episodes ... [describing] his hunts for buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, and other game in the Chiromo district. He continued to hunt elephant and hippopotamus as he traveled westward in 1895 into Barotseland. Entering the Congo, he bagged a wide variety of antelope as well as buffalo and more elephant." Owners' names on half-title, front hinge a little loose, but a very good copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated blue cloth, top edge gilt. (7287). Item #60009

Price: $750.00

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