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Lot 209: Africa.- Blunt (Cdr. David Enderby) Elephant, 1st ed., sgd. by author with photograph, orig. cloth, 1933.

Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper: Day Two

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16 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Africa.- Blunt (Cdr. David Enderby) Elephant, first edition, signed by the author and with photograph of him tipped to front free endpaper, J.Wentworth Day's copy with his signature on front pastedown, half-title, frontispiece and plates, advertisements relating to big game hunting at end (pages numbered xvii-xxxv including pastedown), original pictorial cloth, gilt, a little rubbed, [cf.Czech p.19, first American edition], 8vo, 1933. ⁂ " A classic of elephant hunting" (Czech). The author was an elephant control officer in Tanganyika. The American edition was published in the same year.

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