New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #11389
Light cock, 1905 gift inscription, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "Schillings, a German, was an astute observer and photographer of African wildlife besides being an able big-game hunter. Much of his photographic efforts were in the brush country near Mr Kilimanjaro and the Njiri Swamps in old German East Africa. There are numerous instances of hunting elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, lion, leopard, and various species of antelope. The author was a pioneer in night photography and captured wonderful images of predators on the prowl." - Kenneth P Czech; An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books, 1785 to 1950; page 142-3. An abridged translation of the German text, bearing the same title as the larger London edition published in the US by Doubleday, Page. Wonderful photographs of African wildlife by a pioneer in nature and night photography. ; xii, 420 pages.