SELOUS, Frederick Courteney (1851-1917). Recent Hunting Trips in British North America, London: Witherby & Co., 1907. 8° (213 x 140mm). Half title, title in red and black, plates. (Occasional light spotting.) Near-contemporary blue half morocco, spine gilt with hunting tools in compartments, top edges gilt. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "by Yours very truly F. C. Selous, Feb. 28th, 1908."
SELOUS, Frederick Courtenay. A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa, London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1881. 8° (220 x 140mm). Half title, 8 plates, folding map, illustrations. (Clean tear to map.) Original green cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in gilt and black (spine bumped at head and foot). Provenance: 'R.M.' (early monogram on title); Kenneth Doble (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Mendelssohn II,p.299; Czech p.145: "One of the most reprinted African big game titles, the first three editions... are the most sought."
With 3 other books of related interest comprising F. C. Selous's Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia (London, 1896, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed to Jeanie Selous "with every kind wish from her cousin the author"), E. Reynolds-Ball's Outfit & Equipment for the Traveller, Explorer and Sportman (London, 1912) and J. G. Millais' Life of Frederick Courtenay [sic.] Selous (London, 1918). (5)