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    Captain William Cornwallis Harris. The Wild Sports of Southern Africa. London: William Pickering, 1841. Third edition. Octavo. Octavo. xvi, 359, [1, publisher's ad] pages. Twenty-six hand-colored plates and one map. Three-quarter green leather over marbled paper boards with five raised spine bands and gilt titles and rules in compartments. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Light foxing to the preliminary pages, else a handsome copy in fine condition.


    More Information: Subtitled Being the Narrative of an Expedition From the Cape of Good Hope Through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn. Octavo. xvi, 359, [1, publisher's ad] pages. With 26 hand-colored plates illustrated by the author and one map. Attractively rebound in three-quarter green leather over marbled boards. Titles and rules stamped in gilt between five raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Light foxing to the preliminary pages, else a handsome copy in fine condition.

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