Sketches of Life and Sport in South-Eastern Africa. Charles Hamilton.

Sketches of Life and Sport in South-Eastern Africa

London: Chapman & Hall, 1870. Mejanel, Pierre. First Edition. Hardcover. 268 pp, ill. Hamilton spent much time living with the natives. He arrived at Durban and trekked for many months. He gives a good description of native life and sport. He journeyed through Natal to the Orange Free State. An important work with a great amount of detail about native life and something about sport as well. VG to vg+ in half leather binding, marbled boards and endpapers. There is a note before Chapter one that the portrait of the author called for as frontis has been canceled and another one substituted. But in fact there is no frontis in this copy. Scarce book. VG to vg+. Item #4212

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