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South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony by  Henry Butler - First Edition - 1841 - from Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare (SKU: 26424)

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, Henry

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About This Item

London: Published by Ackermann and Co, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. 15, [1]p. Original (or contemporary) green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, glazed yellow endpapers. Frontispiece and fifteen numbered plates with sixteen hand-colored illustrations and fourteen in black and white from drawings by the author taken on site during a series of expeditions to the Bontebok Flats and other hunting grounds. Each scene is described in the text with details on the game and the methods of hunting. The plates are in remarkably good condition with some occasional light spots. The color illustration on plate V has a small stain, apparently done when the image was colored. A near fine copy. Abbey Travel 336. Tooley 126.; Folio.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
26424
Title
South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony
Author
Butler, Henry
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published by Ackermann and Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1841
Keywords
non-fiction, ANTIQUARIAN, AFRICA, TRAVEL, GAME HUNTING
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; General Non-Fiction; Travel;

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About Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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Folio
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Fine
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Cloth
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Spine
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First Edition
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