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BUXTON, Edward North.

Short stalks:

or hunting camps in north, south, east , and west. [With] Short stalks. Second series. Comprising trips in Somaliland, Sinai, the eastern desert of Egypt, Crete, the Carpathian Mountains, and Daghestan.

Stock Code
82883
London, Stanford, 1893
£600

In the first 'wonderfully illustrated' work Buxton describes hunting Barbary sheep, gazelle and moufflon in Algeria near the Jebel Melili on the rim of the great Sahara. The continuation details his sporting adventures in the Haud region of Somaliland, where he bagged oryx, greater and lesser kudu, hartebeest, gazelle and other antelope species (Czech).

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Description

Second edition of first work, first edition of second, 2 volumes, 8vo, xiii, 405; xi, 226pp., first work with 15 plates and numerous illustrations; second work with frontispiece, 88 plates, 2 folding maps, modern half calf gilt, a very handsome set.

Bibliography

Czech p48; p49.

Stock ID:82883

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