Author: Samuel W. Baker
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1890
First edition. Illustrated with 2 frontispieces, 2 title vignettes, 25 plates.
8vo., original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine with gilt block of a tiger on front board and of buffaloes fighting on lower boards. A very good, bright, unopened set.
Samuel White Baker (1821-1893) was an English explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, and writer. He is best known for his explorations of the Nile and the interior of Central Africa (he was the first European to visit Lake Albert), and for his exploits as a big game hunter.
'Baker calls upon a lifetime of hunting experiences to describe a variety of big game worldwide.' Czech (Africa)