Titre : Handbook Of British East Africa 1912
Éditeur : The Caxton (BEA) Printing And Publishing Co Ltd
Date d'édition : 1912
Edition : . Edn,
XXIII 315 pages, including adverts, numerous full page and text illus, 2 large folding maps, publishers simulated limp leather binding, gilt title to upper board. Pencil ownership name to upper blank margin of 1st page of adverts of R.J.Cunningham, Richard John Cunningham 1871-1925 led numerous safaris in British East Africa from 1905. In 1909 he led Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt on a 12 month safari in East Africa and travelling via Uganda and the Nile to Cairo. Cunningham wrote "Big Game Shooting Safaris In This Handbook". The handbook gives a description of customs, settlements, travel, rainfall, transport, hints to settlers etc., many of the adverts relate to big game hunting. The usual binding is a green cloth, the gilt tooling to the upper cover is as the cloth edition, possibly a publishers de-luxe edition, provenance from the library of R.J.Cunningham. N° de réf. du libraire 18253
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