FAR AWAY UP THE NILE

FAR AWAY UP THE NILE

(London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1924).

FIRST EDITION OF THESE ILLUSTRATED Tales of hunting and adventure in Egypt and the Sudan, with a bit of history and an account of the peoples thrown in. The author's skill as a wildlife illustrator and photographer are put to excellent use here. He traveled extensively around the world detailing wildlife, often for the first time. He is noted for illustrations that are of a particularly exact nature. This work chronicles his last study in Africa, returning to the continent of one of his earliest and most famous works, A BREATH FROM THE VELDT. Item #28286

Scarce First Edition. 53 illustrations from drawings by the author, by H. R. Millais, and from photographs. Thick Quarto, publisher’s original red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. xi, [246], 247-254 Index pp. A very bright and handsome copy, the red cloth very well preserved, unusually so, the text clean and fresh with no foxing.

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Price: $295.00