VINTAGE: The Man-Eaters Of Tsavo: And Other East African Adventures By J. H. Patterson

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Considered one of the greatest man-eating sagas of all time, The Man-Eaters of Tsavo is the first-hand account of the infamous Tsavo lions. These lions– who for nearly a year terrorized East Africa– succeeded in bringing the construction of a railway line to a complete halt, and have been credited with the deaths of some one hundred people

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Written by the legendary officer who shot these lions and risked death several times in the attempt, The Man-Eaters of Tsavo is not only the story of this breathtaking hunt, but of Lieutenant-Colonel Patterson’s other adventures in the African bush. “I think that the incident of the Uganda man-eating lions…is the most remarkable account of which we have any record.”–Theodore Roosevelt. Hardcover. Pre-owned. No dust jacket, red cloth cover. Gilt top edge. In good condition, some general wear to cover and bumping of corners and spine ends. Inscribed in pencil on the first page to the original owners by “JHP” – possibly by the author and numbered 4/50. Some light tanning and foxing to the edges and pages, and contents leaning slightly. Hardcover. Published by Macmillan 1926. Weight 279g

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Weight 0.279 kg