London: Rowland Ward and Co., Limited, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). xviii, 503, pp. 3/4 modern crushed morocco over marbled paper covered boards, with gold lettering and tooling to spine.
"Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa" by F.C. Selous is the story of the author and the last eleven years of his travels in the interior of South Africa, 1882-1893. During the first six years of that period, namely, from the beginning of 1882 to the end of 1887, he was principally engaged in collecting specimens of the magnificent fauna which once abounded throughout the land." (From the Preface).
This work is lavishly illustrated throughout with numerous in-text and full-page illustrations, as well as one folded color map.
Upper spine slightly rubbed. Binding in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #46138