The River of the Giraffe – A Chronicle of Desert, Stream, and Forest Shooting in the Southern Sudan.
London, H. F. & G. Witherby, 1925. 14.5 cm x 22.5 cm. Frontispiece, 217 pages. 11 illustration including frontispiece. Frontispiece missing. Missing Sketch map showing locality of the Bahr El Zeraf. Hardcover [publisher’s original green cloth] with gilt lettering and design on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Split on boundary between pastedown and endpaper. Binding still firm and strong. Occasional spotting to interior, otherwise clean and bright. Foxing to edges. One plate cleanly detached. Preowner’s name on front endpaper.
Includes, for example, the following: Arrival at Taufikia / Dinkas / The elusive tiang / The Shilluk as super runner / Oribi / The Lion’s larder / The Return of the Viper / The dessert of the Hippo Head / Rufifrons Gazelle / Khartoum again etc.
An account of a Big Game hunting expedition down the Bahr el Zeraf (″Giraffe River”) River a tributary of the White Nile in what is now South Sudan.