SELOUS, Frederick Courteney. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences … with a "Foreword" by President Roosevet. London, Macmillan, 1908.
8vo. Original brick-red ncloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, plates after drawings by E. Caldwell (a few after photographs); minimal spotting to cloth, light offsetting from endpapers; a very good and clean copy.
First edition of this African Big Game book that preceeds the author's hunting trip with president Roosevelt by one year. 'A wide-ranging work that discusses everything from the coloration of African big game to the extinction of some species in South Africa' (Czech p. 146). Many episodes took place in Mashonaland and Matabeleland (Zimbabwe).
Mendelssohn II, p.303.