Lot 83: Powell-Cotton (Major P.H.G.)


2015-10-06 14:39:53


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Lot 83: Powell-Cotton (Major P.H.G.). In Unknown Africa. A Narrative of Twenty Months Travel and Sport in Unknown Lands and Among New Tribes, 1st ed., 1904, two folding maps, two colour plates, half-tone illustrations, scattered light spotting, previous owner inscription, t.e.g., original blue cloth gilt, joints and edges a little rubbed, small rubbed patch at head of spine, 8vo. Account of Powell-Cotton's hunting expedition to British East Africa, following his successful sporting trip to Abyssinia, to prove Sir Harry Johnston's discovery of a five-horned giraffe, bringing back a specimen now in the Natural History Museum. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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