The Hunter's Arcadia

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WOODSTOCK: Hunting (Hunting)

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Hardcover. English. Chapman and Hall. 1886 1st ed. ISBN: N/A. 300 pp with 18 engraved plates (of which one is loose).

In full red morocco prize binding with lavish gilt decoration on spine and crest of Kimberley school on front covers and certificate inside covers. 300 pp with 18 engraved plates (of which one is loose). Very good condition with only slight wear to extremities. A few finger-marks in textblock.

Noted author and naturalist recounts his hunting experiences in the land of the Bechuanas in the vicinity of Kuruman, as well as giving much information on the natural history of large and small game. He stands out from his fellow-sportsmen of the times in that he advocated restraint in the hunting of wild game as he foresaw the extermination of the bountiful herds that existed on the African veld Book No: 27923/1001521