Arnold Wienholt Hodson - Seven Years in Southern Abyssinia - 1927

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Arnold Wienholt Hodson - Seven Years in Southern Abyssinia - 1927
Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels, Africana - Quantity: 1

Edited by C. Leonard Leese.

Scarce copy.

Publishers brown cloth.
Gilt title to spine.
xvi, [1], 277 pages.
Full-page frontispiece portrait.
Full-page map.
Full-page photographic plates [some double].
Sporadic foxing/spotting.

"As the Great War erupted in 1914, Hodson was ordered to
leave his regiment and travel as British Consul to Abyssinia.
He arrived in Addis Ababa in 1915, after a journey through
the rugged hinterland of the country. On one excursion to
the forested region near Mount Marsabit, he hunted rhino
and elephant. 'I had a horrible sensation of utter helplessness,
as I realized that even with a .600 express, it is impossible to
stop an elephant at close quarters.' Mountain nyala were also
hunted in the Chilalo Mountains, though none were bagged - the
author was using a new rifle which he had not sighted in!" [Czech,
An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books
1785-1999 page 130].

Shipped and insured [courier liability] by recorded delivery.

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shipping costs to be advised by the seller.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Africana, Illustrated, Sport, games & pastimes, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Arnold Wienholt Hodson
Book Title
Seven Years in Southern Abyssinia
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1927
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
T. Fisher Unwin, London
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Dimensions
22×15.5 cm
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