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Author Name:    ROOSEVELT, Theodore. Peter Capstick Library.

Title:   African Game Trails : An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist. Sixth Printing in dustjacket.

Publisher:    St. Martin's Press, New York, 1988, ISBN:0312021518 

Seller ID:   108915

ROOSEVELT, Theodore. African Game Trails : An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Sixth thus printing. Pp. (18),ix-xxiii,(1),1-583,(7). With dozens of black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, R266; Riling, Guns and Shooting: A Bibliography, 1701. A volume in the Peter Capstick Library. "The twenty-sixth president of the UnitedStates was also a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier, and sch olar. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit. His account of this adventure is as remarkably fresh today as it was when these adventures on the veldt were first published. Roosevelt describesthe excitement of the chase, the people he met (including such famous hunt ers as Cunninghame and Selous), and flora and fauna he collected in the name of science. Long out of print, this classic is one of the preemiinent examples of Africana, and belongs on every collector's shelf." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00


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