November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
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Lot 248: Africa.- Jessen (Burchard Heinrich), W.N.McMillan's Expeditions and Big Game Hunting in Sudan, Abyssinia, & British East Africa, 1st ed., privately ptd., 1906.(22 views)
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Description: Africa.- Jessen (Burchard Heinrich) W.N.McMillan's Expeditions and Big Game Hunting in Sudan, Abyssinia, & British East Africa, first edition, frontispiece, plates and illustrations, folding colour plate in pocket at end (foxed and torn at folds), original burgundy cloth, very light staining to upper cover and spine a little faded but still a good copy, [Czech p.84], 8vo, privately printed, 1906. ⁂ Scarce. The author was a Norwegian who went on four hunting expeditions with the McMillans, an American couple from St.Louis, Missouri, who later settled in Kenya (see also lots 281 & 282).