Lot 81: Neumann (Arthur H.)



2015-10-06 14:39:53

Lot 81: Neumann (Arthur H.). Elephant-Hunting in East Equatorial Africa. Being an Account of Three Years' Ivory-Hunting under Mount Kenia and Among the Ndorobo Savages of the Lorogi Mountains, Including a Trip to the North End of Lake Rudolph, 1st ed., Rowland Ward, 1898, folding map contained in rear pocket, colour plate of butterflies, illustrations, extra-illustrated with magazine cuttings and corner-mounted colour illustrations, pp. 144-145 reinforced at gutter, previous owner inscription of R. Williams to half title, zebra-skin effect endpapers (hinges reinforced), original red cloth, some fading to spine, 8vo, with a loose 1 pp. signed typescript letter addressed to The Naturalist from R. Williams, dated 1913, correcting an image of Gemsbok's in the book, with an extensive pencil note to the verso by F.C. Selous, discussing the antelopes, plus a loose 5 pp. manuscript letter, dated 1907 from Mombassa, extracting letters from Arthur Neumann and others from the 'Field' etc (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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