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Portraits of the game & wild animals of southern Africa.

Harris, William Cornwallis Sir

Portraits of the game & wild animals of southern Africa.

by Harris, William Cornwallis Sir

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Published by A. A. Balkema in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- South Africa.,
    • Game and game-birds -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementReproduced complete from the original edition of 1840/41. Introductory essay by Edward C. Tabler. Zoological note by Richard Liversidge.
      SeriesHistoric art of South Africa, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL731 .H29 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 195 p.
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4652370M
      LC Control Number77486950

      A RARE WORK. This present copy contributes the finest possible copy of Harris's 'Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa'. "One of the most important and valuable works on South Africa Fauna" (Mendelssohn). This work was re-issued in . The reprint presents the entire text of the edition: 20 of the original plates in colour, the 10 remaining plates in b/w and 30 vignettes. Added to this are all the illustrations originally published in 'Wild Sports'.

      Add tags for "Portraits of the game and wild animals of southern Africa: delineated from life in their native haunts, during a hunting expedition from the Cape Colony as far as the tropic of Capricorn, in and , with sketches of the field sports". Be the first. Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa Delineated from Life in their Native Haunts London: P. & D. Colnaghi and T. Cadell, []. Large folio (15 by 21 inches), contemporary cloth boards rebacked and recornered in green close grain morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spine.

      HARRIS, Sir William Cornwallis () Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa, delineated in their native haunts, during a hunting expedition from the Cape Colony as far as the Tropic of Capricorn, in and , with sketches of the field sports. The Great and Small Game of Africa. Butler. South African Sketches. Bruchell. Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa. Daniell. African Scenery and Animals. Harris. Portraits of the Game. Harris. Wild Sports of Southern Africa. Sclater. The Book of the Antelopes.


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