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BURNHAM, Frederick Russell.

Taking chances.

Stock Code
94709
Los Angeles, Haynes Corporation, 1944
£950

A scarce book with a great presentation inscription to East African adventurer John Boyes, along with Boyes' ownership inscription. Boyes (1875-1951) was a British-born ivory trader and soldier of fortune in Africa.

The first half of this scarce volume relates to Burnham's adventures in East Africa and Matabeleland. Includes details of lion hunting.

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Description

First edition, number 96 of an unspecified 'private limited edition', 8vo, inscribed presentation copy to John Boyes, xxix, 293 pp., 25 plates, original dark blue cloth gilt, spine rubbed.

Bibliography

Czech p28.

Stock ID:94709

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