HÖHNEL, Lieut. Ludwig von.

Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie.

£3,500

Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie.
A narrative of Count Samuel Teleki’s exploring & hunting expedition in eastern equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888.
London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1894.

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Description

“An excellent work of exploration and sport, this scarce set represents African adventure at its finest. Departing from Zanzibar the expedition hunted buffalo, rhinoceros, and a variety of plains animals in the neighbourhood of Mount Kilimanjaro. There was also considerable elephant hunting near Mount Nyiro, with additional elephant hunting near Lake Stephanie.” – Czech.

Description

First English edition. 2 volumes 8vo., xx, 435; xii, 397 pp., 3 maps (2 coloured and folding, these partially reinforced with linen), 36 wood-engraved plates, illustrations in the text, original brown pictorial cloth gilt, modern slip case, old ink inscription to first half-title else a fine bright set.

Bibliography

Czech p78.

 

Stock ID: 92196