London: Seeley Service & Co. Limited, 1932.
Hardcover. This globe-spanning tome holds accounts of exploration, adventure, and hunting in Canada, Africa, South America, and Russia from writings "Among Unknown Eskimo" by Julian W. Bilby, F.R.G.S., Member of the Folklore Society, "Wanderings in Central Africa" by Dugald Campbell, F.R.G.S., F.R.A.I., "Among Wild Tribes of the Upper Amazon" and "Savage Life in the Black Sudan" by C. W. Domville-Fife, "In Ashanti and Beyond" by A. W. Cardinall, F.R.G.S., F.R.A.I., "Through Kamchatka by Dog Sled & Skis" by Sten Bergman, D.Sc., Medallist S.G.S., "Sport and Service in Africa" by Col. A. H. W. Haywood, C.M.G., D.S.O., and "Sport and Adventure in Uganda" by Major W.T. Shorthose, D.S.O., F.R.G.S., all illustrated in frontispiece and 22 photographic images of life, customs, and exploration around the world.
7 7/8" X 5 3/8". 318pp, plus eight pages of ads. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeve. Royal blue cloth over boards, with portrait in profile of a Shilluk woman stamepd in white and red to upper board, with decorations and lettering in kind, and a behorned archer stamped in gilt to spine, with red and white decoration, and lettering in white. Mild edgewear to binding, with rubbing and bumping to extremities. Dust soiling to edges of text block. Hinges a touch tender. Binding remains sound and quite firm. Pages are clean and unmarked. Very good +. Item #5789