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Sport in the Eastern Sudan from Souakin to the Blue Nile

Author: Cotton, W.B.
Year: 1912
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Rowland Ward, Limited
Category: Africa North
Price: € 850.-

 
 
Modern half morocco over marbled boards, gilt lined and - tooled spine with 5 raised bands with the gilt titles in the second and fourth compartments, 8vo. Folding map, pp. x, 285.

On the title page professionally a stamp has been removed and the folding map is split on one of the folds, without loss, which has been repaired with archival tape.

Czech: “This work details the author’s 1910-1911 expedition on which he bagged gazelle, leopard, and hippopotamus near the Atbara River. Continuing on to the Setit, he shot lion, buffalo, kudu, and other plains game, some from a machan near a watering hole. Cotton then trekked to the Rahad and Dinder Rivers where he collected lion, buffalo, hippopotamus, and a variety of plains game. The nine-month safari cost Cotton £750!”


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