Sunday, March 25, 2012

Stalking Big Game With a Camera in Equatorial Africa, With a Monograph on the African Elephant by Marius Maxwell

Stalking Big Game with a Camera [1924]

Stalking Big Game with a Camera [interior pages]

1924. New York: The Century Co. First American Edition. Very good- condition: dark green full cloth covers with orange & black highlights at front cover and spine - hinges starting, deckled edges, some remote little book bug-chewed spots at foredge and gutters. Bumped lower front corner, corner cloth frayed, somewhat at spine ends, cloth in general shows shelfwear. HEAVY.  xx, 311pp. Preface by Sir Sidney F. Harmer [Director of the British Museum] Photo-illustrations include: double-page frontispiece with tissue-guard; 62 full-page plates, one full-page map.

"One of the finest illustrated records of big game... also includes hunting narratives of the rhino and elephant." --Kenneth P. Czech [Bibliography].  Mr. Maxwell tells of his travels to British East Africa, Kenya, and his photographic experiences; providing a chapter and some plates on the photographic equipment used. The primary object was to obtain photos of elephants, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, buffalo and giraffe in their natural setting.

PRICE: $80.

[Keywords: Photography, Zoology, Africa, Kenya, Big Game, Elephants, Rhino, Exploration]

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