SCHILLINGS, C(arl) G(eorg). Mit Blitzlicht und Büchse im Zauber des Eleléscho. 11. Auflage. Leipzig, R. Voigtländer, (ca. 1922). Pictorial cloth (sl. soiled). With 83 photographic illustrations. 386 pp. - Czech p.142 (English ed.); Kainbacher p.366. [Boeknr.: 24685 ]

€ 45,00

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

SPEKE, John Hanning. Les sources du Nil. Journal de voyage. Traduit de l'Anglais, avec autorisation de l'auteur par E.D. Forgues. 3me édition. Paris, Hachette, 1881.Original printed wrappers (sl. dam.), uncut. With 4 folding maps and 78 wood-engravings. 579 pp. First published in London in 1863: Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. - John Hanning Speke (1827-64), English army officer, big game hunter, whose claim to have located the source of the Nile was proved correct after years of dispute. Speke, together with captain Grant, were the first Europeans to cross Equatorial Eastern Africa. His account is one of the cornerstone books of African exploration.Ibrahim-Hilmy p.255; Czech p.260-261 (English ed.); Hess & Coger 417 (English ed.); Howgego IV, S53. [Boeknr.: 1758 ]

€ 175,00

WEULE, Karl. Negerleben in Ostafrika. Ergebnisse einer ethnologischen Forschungsreise. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1909.Original pictorial cloth. With folding map coloured in outline, 4 coloured plates and 191 photographic illustrations and plates. XII,524 pp. First published in 1908. - Ample description of the little known south part of Tanzania, Makonde Plateau; profusely illustrated.Kainbacher p.450. [Boeknr.: 11340 ]

€ 95,00

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