POWELL-COTTON, P.H.G. In Unknown Africa; A Narrative of Twenty Months Travel and Sport in Unknown Lands and Among New Tribes. London, Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1904.
8vo. Original illustrated cloth gilt, giraffe head in black to upper cover, gilt vignette to spine, top edge gilt; pp. xxiii, 619, highly illustrated after photograph, two colour plates of giraffes, 2 folding lithographed maps; very light marking to cloth, expert restoration to head of spine, pp. 371 and 372 (one leaf) with with expertly repaired marginal tear, otherwise very good
First edition. Czech: 'After the success of his sporting trip to Abyssinia, Powell-Cotton was determined to attempt another hunting expedition, this time to British East Africa, not only for sport, but also to prove the existence of the five-horned giraffe, which Harry Johnston had discovered ... Crossing the Tana, they spent time with the Kikuyu ... On the Baringo Plain, trophy kudu was collected as was lion. Powell-Cotton eventually bagged a five-horned giraffe before entering Masai territory ... '
Czech p. 135.