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    Captain William Cornwallis Harris. The Wild Sports of Southern Africa; Being the Narrative of a Hunting Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852. Fifth edition. Octavo. 359 pages. Twenty-six hand-colored plates, including the frontispiece and vignette title page. Folding map at rear. Half bound in green morocco with gilt ruling over animal print cloth. Blindstamped device to front cover. Five raised gilt-tooled bands with six ruled compartments with gilt stamping and titles on spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Tissue guards present. Some shelfwear. Hinges somewhat exposed. Overall, a beautiful illustrated edition.

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