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FOA, Edouard.

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.

Stock Code
97751
London, Black, 1899
£850

'Foa, a Frenchman, hunted from coast to coast across central Africa with numerous sporting episodes ... Among his trophies was an enormous elephant sporting tusks at 114½ pounds each' (Czech).

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Description

First edition in English. 8vo., xxvii, 330 pp., 10 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 29 plates, folding map, illustrations in text, original blue cloth gilt, gilt elephant head to upper cover, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Czech p59.

Stock ID:97751

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