JAMES, Frank Linsly (1851-90). The Wild Tribes of the Soudan. An Account of Travel and Sport chiefly in the Basé Country, New York: Franklin Press for Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1883. 8° (243 x 170mm). 3 coloured maps, 2 folding, 46 uncoloured plates. Original green cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in gilt and black, top edges gilt. Provenance: G. E. Woodbury (inscription dated 1884). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Czech p.82.
CHAPMAN, Abel (1851-1929). Savage Sudan. Its Wild Tribes, Big-Game and Bird-Life, London: Gurney & Jackson, 1921. 8° (230 x 150mm). Half-title, frontispiece map, 29 plates, numerous illustrations, extra-illustrated with photographs, printed ephemera and manuscript material. Original green morocco gilt, top edges gilt (some old surface damage to leather of spine and lower cover). Provenance: Abel Chapman (signature, manuscript inscriptions). THE AUTHOR'S OWN COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, specially bound and including a letter from Gladys Selous, the widow of the dedicatee F. C. Selous. Czech p.35.
With 5 other books on East Africa, C. H. Stigand's To Abyssinia Through an Unknown Land (London, 1910), R. Lydekker's The Game Animals of Africa (London, 1908), H. C. Brocklehurst's Game Animals of the Sudan (London, 1931), J. Bland-Sutton's Man and beast in Eastern Ethiopia (London, 1911) and Lord Hindlip's Sport and Travel. Abyssinia and British East Africa (London, 1906). (7)