FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM) The Recollection of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES
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[FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES
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[FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES [FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES [FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES [FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES [FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES [FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)] The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM) The Recollection of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM) The Recollection of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES
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[FINAUGHTY (WILLIAM)]
The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1964-1975, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, publisher's quarter cloth, paper labels to spine and upper board, foxing to page edges, and spots to spine, upper board marked, [Czech pp.56-57], 8vo, Philadelphia, printed by J.B. Lippincott, [1916], letter enclosed

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  • "One of the rarest of all African big game hunting titles" (Czech). Recipients of the work included Theodore Roosevelt, Sir Alfred Pease and R.J. Cuninghame

    Enclosed letter from George L. Harrison to R.J. Cuninghame, dated Sept. 5th 1922
    'Sir, I am sending to you under separate cover "The Recollections of William Finaughty" who shot elephants in what is now Rhodesia in 1864. I had a few copies of this work printed for private circulation and now take pleasure in sending you one thinking that it may be of interest to you. I have heard of you from friends here who have been in B.E.A where I spent a pleasant year 20 years ago, Yours sincerely, George L. Harrison'
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