Harper & Brothers, New York: 1856
1st U.S. edition. 8vo, brown cloth, blind stamped with gilt hippopotamus on front and rhinoceros on rear, gilt titles. Xviii, 521 pp + 2 pp catalogue at rear, engraved frontispiece and 51 b/w illustrations. Records two expeditions in southwestern Africa in 1850-54 including Bechuanaland, Nemaqualand and the newly discovered Lake Ngami by Swedish adventurer Charles Andersson. “With numerous illustrations representing sporting adventures, subjects of natural history, devices for destroying wild animals, &c.”
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