SELOUS, Frederick Courteney (1851-1917). Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia being a Narrative of Events in Matabeleland both before and during the recent native insurrection up to the date of the disbandment of the Bulawayo Field Force, London: R. & R. Clark, Ltd. for Rowland Ward & Co., Ltd., 1896. 8° (222 x 144mm). Half-title, plates, illustrations, one folding map, 10pp. publisher's advertisements at end. Original buckram, upper cover and spine blocked in dark brown (spine soiled). Provenance: Malcolm Thompson (presentation inscription from the author, dated 1913). Second edition. Cf. Mendelssohn II, p.302 (first edition).
SELOUS, Frederick Courteney. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences ... with a "foreword" by Theodore Roosevelt, London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1908. 8° (219 x 140mm). Half-title, plates. Original brown cloth, spine gilt, top edges gilt. Provenance: IMPORTANT PRESENTATION COPY TO JOHN GUILLE MILLAIS, inscribed "To J. G. Millais Esq with kind regards and all good wishes from the Author", dated 1908. FIRST EDITION. Czech p.146; Mendelssohn II,p.303.
With 3 other books by Selous including Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa ... third edition (London, 1893, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed, "To Lowes Dickinson with the kindest regards from his friend the Author"), and African Nature Notes and Reminiscences (Salisbury, 1968, NUMBER 59 OF 100 COPIES). (5)