A facsimile reproduction printed in 1971 in a limited edition of 1500, of which this is number 113. Decorated cloth covered boards with African scene in gilt and brown to front and back. Slight rubbing to spine ends, otherwise in very good condition. Dust wrapper in good condition, some chips and tears to spine ends and back corner, slightly rubbed at edges, spine faded but all holds together, not price clipped. xliii, 383 pages. Endpapers have facsimile of letters from author. Frontispiece has colour plate with tissue guard, further colour plates with tissue guards, fold out maps and b/w illustrations throughout. Slight tanning to edges of text block, otherwise bright and clean internally. First published in 1881, this book by Frank Oates was one of the first accounts of Rhodesia by a trained naturalist, observer and artist.