SELOUS, Frederick Courteney (1851-1917). African Nature Notes and Reminiscences ... with a "foreword" by Theodore Roosevelt and illustrations by E. Caldwell, London: R. & R. Clark, Ltd. for Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1908. 8° (219 x 140mm). Half-title, 13 plates. Original brown cloth, spine gilt, top edges gilt. Provenance: Nathaniel Cushing Nash (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Czech p.146; Mendelssohn II, p.303.
SELOUS, F. C. Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa, London: Rowland Ward & Co., Ltd., 1893. 8° (225 x 158mm). Half-title, 4pp. publisher's advertisements at back, portrait frontispiece, plates, illustrations. Original light brown cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in gilt, spine lettered in dark brown. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "To my friend J. A. Jameson with the kind regards and best wishes of the Author." Czech p.145; Mendelssohn II, p. 300.
With a related 2pp. ALs from Selous to his literary agent, dated 1904, and 2 other books, J. G. Dollman's Catalogue of the Selous Collection of Big Game in the British Museum (Natural History) (London, 1921) and F. C. Selous's Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia (London, 1896, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "To Commandant von Rensberg with every kind wish from the Author"). (5)