Sale 625 Lot 40
* HOHNEL, Ludwig von (1857-1942). Discovery of Lake Rudolf and Stefanie. A Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring & Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888. London: Longmans, Green, 1894.
2 volumes, 8vo. With engraved frontispiece portrait, 2 large folding color-printed route maps (small section of each reinforced on verso with linen, one sketch map and 33 full-page plates. Original publisher's gilt pictorial cloth (spines slightly rubbed and with minor spotting to cloth). Provenance: N. de M. Bentwitch (bookplate).
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. "An excellent work of exploration and sport, this scarce set represents African adventure at its finest. Departing from Zanzibar the expedition hunted buffalo, rhinoceros, and a variety of plains animals in the neighbourhood of Mount Kilimanjaro. There was also considerable elephant hunting near Mount Nyiro, with additional elephant hunting near Lake Stephanie" (Czech). Czech, p78.