BUXTON, Edward North. Short stalks: or Hunting Camps North, South, East, and West, London & New York: 1892. 8° (223 x 163mm). Half title, illustrations, 25 full-page. Original vellum, upper cover and spine blocked in gilt, top edges gilt (light soiling to spine). Provenance: W. Lee Warner (armorial bookplate, author's presentation inscription, dated 1892); Ernest E. Testi (bookplate). PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION in a de-luxe binding. Czech p.28.
HODSON, Andrew W. Trekking the Great Thirst. Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert, London & Leipsig: 1912. 8° (220 x 145mm). Half title, plates, 4 folding maps printed in red and black. (Occasional light soiling.) Original green cloth (upper cover and spine blocked in gilt, top edges gilt (extremities bumped, small tears to head and foot of spine). FIRST EDITION. Czech p.76.
With 4 other works of related interest in 6 volumes including Mary Hastings Bradley's On the Gorilla Trail (London, 1922), C. W. Webber's The Hunter-Naturalist. Romance of Sporting; or, Wild Scenes and Wild Hunters (Philadelphia, 1859), G. A. Best's Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game XIth edition (Africa) (London, 1962, 3 vols.) and A. A. Best's Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game XIVth edition (Africa) (London, 1971). (8)