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The Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures.

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The Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures.

by Patterson, J.H., Lieut.-Col

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  • Hardcover
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London: Macmillan, 1907. xx + 339pp, 114 illustrations, map. Original blue cloth gilt, with gilt vignette of lion's head on front board. Top edge gilt. Lower half of front and rear board edges have faint ancient damp stain Rear hinge tender but holding. There is a book-plate of a previous owner, and a gift dedication dated Christmas1907. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. A good copy of a VERY EARLY EDITION OF THIS EAST AFRICAN CLASSIC, published within two months of, and in the same year as, the sell-out first edition, with which it is identical. Loosely laid in is a long contemporary and very fulsome newspaper cutting review of the book, ending: "In all the books of adventure written since the days of Herodotus it would be hard to parallel such a story". Foreword by well-known hunter-explorer F.C. Selous. G11. 3rd. Imp. Cloth & Gilt. Good/No Jacket.

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Bookseller
KENYA BOOKS Books on Kenya and Africa GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
16876
Title
The Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures.
Author
Patterson, J.H., Lieut.-Col
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
3rd. Imp
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1907
Keywords
Kenya Big Game Lion Uganda Railway
Bookseller catalogs
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About KENYA BOOKS Books on Kenya and Africa

Private bookseller specializing in Africa (especially East Africa & KENYA), African history, memoirs, literature, social sciences, linguistics and anthropology. We have FIFTEEN area catalogues on Africa from the Mediterranean to the Cape. We travel to buy relevant collections and to clear academics' rooms. We can make up and supply Customized Collections for individual collectors or institutions, in variable sizes such as 25-250 books, on ANY topics you choose from our range, e.g. African Wildlife Conservation, Irish Literature, Early African travel & Exploration, Agriculture & Forestry, Boer War, Linguistics of French, Mau Mau, Kenya memoirs, Ethiopia, Nigeria, African Arts, South Africa, African Anthropology, Zimbabwe, Swahili Language, etc. etc. Email us at info@kenyabooks.com

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First Edition
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