East Africa

KURTZE, Bruno. Die Deutsch - Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft. Ein Beitrag zum Problem der Schutzbriefgesellschaften und zur Geschichte Deutsch-Ostafrikas. Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1913. Original printed wrappers. With folding map. (8),198 pp. Abhandlungen des staatswissenschaftlichen Seminars zu Jena.Kainbacher p.232. [Boeknr.: 10291 ]

€ 35,00

ROOSEVELT, Theodore. Afrikanische Wanderungen eines Naturforschers und Jägers. Deutsche autorisierte Ausgabe. Übersetzung von Max Kullnick. Berlin, Paul Parey, 1910.Original pictorial cloth, with gilt lettering (extremities of spine sl. dam.). With map and 48 plates after photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and drawings by Ph.R. Goodwin. XVI,464 pp. First German edition, first published in New York in 1910: African game trails. - Hunting adventures in British East Africa. 'One of the most famous of all big-game hunting epics, with its larger than life sportsmen, was almost continnuously in print until the 1930s. Roosevelt's total bag was enormous even by the liberal standards of that era' (Czech p.238-39).Kainbacher p.348. [Boeknr.: 24786 ]

€ 65,00

SCHILLINGS, C(arl) G(eorg). With flashlight and rifle. A record of hunting adventures and of studies in wild life on equatorial East Africa. Translated by Fr. Whyte, with an introduction by H.H. Johnston. London, Hutchinson and Co., 1906.2 volumes. Original green cloth with circular black and white pictorial decoration of an elephant embossed on front covers, top edge gilt (sl. rubbed). With 302 photographic illustrations by the author portraying a wide variety of creatures in their natural habitats. XXVII,VIII,782 pp. First English edition; first published in German in 1905, Mit Blitzlicht und Büchse. Neue Beobachtugen und Erlebnisse in der Wildnis inmitten der Tierwelt von Equatorial Ostafrika.. - 'The best sport for a man of cultivated mind is the snapshotting with the camera .. rather than the pumping of lead into elephants, rhinoceroses, antelopes, zebras, and many other harmless, beautiful, or rare beasts and birds' (Introduction). Much of his photographic efforts were in the brush country near Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Njiri Swamps in old German East Africa. The author was a pioneer in night photography and captures wonderful images of predators on the prowl (Czech p.247). [Boeknr.: 20880 ]

€ 175,00

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