Sport and Travel: Abyssinia and British East Africa. Lord Hindlip, Charles Allsopp.

Sport and Travel: Abyssinia and British East Africa

Hardcover, London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, pp. 332. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Lord Hindslip, 70 black and white photographs, 1 fold-out map with author's Abssynia route in red, 1 fold-out map with author's British East Africa routes in red, 3 appendices. Re-bound in early twentieth century green half-calf with gilt spine titles and gilded top page edges. Spine slightly slanted, spine leather faded, foxing to side and bottom page edges, age spotting scattered throughout text – maps and most photos not affected. Abyssynia map has one small open tear, British East Africa map has several small closed tears.

Charles Allsopp, Third Baron Hindlip, was the heir to a beer brewing fortune. Lord Hindlip went hunting in Abyssinia (modern day Ethiopia) in 1905 when he was 28. He then took his wife with him on a hunting trip to British East Africa, modern day Kenya. Hindlip enjoyed successful hunts after lion, rhinoceros, kudu, oryx, giraffe, and elephant. He hunted near Lake Baringo, the Molo River, and the Elgeyo Forest. The first appendix is A Settler's Views of Game Preservation in the East African Protectorate. The second and third are detailed discussions of the Game Licenses and Game Regulations of British East Africa. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages.
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Price: $300.00

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