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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    ABEL CHAPMAN

    Price Realised  

    ABEL CHAPMAN

    On Safari. Big-Game Hunting in British East Africa. London: Edward Arnold, 1908. 8°, plates and illustrations (a little occasional soiling and light browning), original pictorial cloth (a little rubbed and shaken). FIRST EDITION.

    CHAPMAN, Abel. Wild Spain (España agreste) Records of Sport with Rifle, Rod, and Gun. London: Gurney and Jackson, 1893. 8°, folding coloured map, plates and illustrations, original blue cloth. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by the author to the Earl of Buckinghamshire and with the latter's bookplate.

    With 3 others by the same author: First Lessons in the Art of Wildfowling (London, 1896), Bird Life of the Borders (London, 1889) and Wild Norway (London, 1897). (5)


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