Raynors HCA 2017-02
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2017
Book, “African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist,” by Theodore Roosevelt, Syndicate Publishing, New York, 1910, 582pp., extensively illustrated with black & white photos and drawings. Some pages loose, Illustrated cover, spine starting to split. One of the most famous of all big-game hunting epics, this, with its larger than life sportsmen, was almost continuously in print until the 1930s. In British East Africa, Roosevelt hunted lion and plains game on the Kapiti Plains, while, in the Bondoni hill country, he collected rhinoceros and giraffe. On Juja Farm, his son Kermit faced leopard, while Teddy bagged rhino and hippopotamus. On the Kamiti River, buffalo were taken. Near the Sotik, additional rhino and lion were hunted, with elephant bagged near Mt. Kenia. On the Guaso Nyiro, giraffe and a variety of plains game were shot. Further adventures included hunting elephant near Lake Nyanza, rhino and plains game in the Lado, and eland on the Nile. Roosevelt’s total bag was enormous even by the liberal standards of that era"
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