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South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony by  Captain H Butler - First Edition - 1841 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 314629)

South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony

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South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony

by Butler, Captain H

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London: Ackermann & Co, 1841. First Edition. Pp. [1]-15, [16, List of Subjects]. Engraved pictorial title and 15 plates depicting 31 scenes (16 scenes hand colored). 1 vols. Folio (15 x 10-1/2 inches). Half later green calf and matching cloth. First Edition. Pp. [1]-15, [16, List of Subjects]. Engraved pictorial title and 15 plates depicting 31 scenes (16 scenes hand colored). 1 vols. Folio (15 x 10-1/2 inches). "Ilustrated description of sporting adventures on the "Bontebok Flats" in Kaffraria, near the Kat River Settlement' (Mendelssohn). "An interesting book, combining lithographed linedrawings with more elaborate coloured lithographs."(Abbey No 336). - Tooley, 126. Abbey I 336; Gordon-Brown, pp. 20; Mendelssohn I, p. 235; Schwerdt I, p. 90; Tooley 126

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
314629
Title
South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony
Author
Butler, Captain H
Format/binding
Pp. [1]-15, [16, List of Subjects]. Engraved pictorial title and 15 plates depicting 31 scenes (16 scenes hand colored). 1 vols.
Book condition
Used - Half later green calf and matching cloth
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Ackermann & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1841
Keywords
Big Game | Africa | Color Plate
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated Books; History, Travel & Geography;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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