MAN AND BEAST IN EASTERN ETHIOPIA: From Observations Made in British East Africa, Uganda, and the Sudan

MAN AND BEAST IN EASTERN ETHIOPIA: From Observations Made in British East Africa, Uganda, and the Sudan

(London: MacMillan and Co. Limited, 1911).

SCARCE SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. RARE IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. AUTOGRAPHED COPIES APPEAR VERY RARELY ON THE MARKET. The author has inscribed the title-page and has signed his name above the printed author line of the page.
The account of Bland-Sutton's voyage with Dr. Comyns Berkeley from Mombasa to the Victorian Nyanza and the great Rift Valley, with descriptions of the birds, mammals, reptiles and humans encountered along the way. Wonderful reading for anyone interested in the native cultures or natural history of Africa. Item #28278

First edition, WITH AUTOGRAPH PRESENTATION FROM THE AUTHOR. Extensively illustrated with over 200 engravings on wood. 8vo, publisher's original red cloth with a gilt vignette on the upper cover, the spine lettered and ruled in gilt, t.e.g. xii, 419, including index pp. A handsome and pleasing copy, no foxing to the text other then a hint at the prelims, the cloth clean and well preserved, the gilt bright, the spine mellowed just a tad, only very light rubbing or wear to the extremeties, in collector's condition.

Price: $750.00