The bonds of Africa

impressions of travel and sport from Cape Town to Cairo, 1902-1912 by Owen Letcher

Publisher: J. Long, limited in London

Written in English
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Places:

  • Africa, East,
  • Africa, East.

Subjects:

  • Hunting -- Africa, East,
  • Africa, East -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

Statementby Owen Letcher, with fifty illustrations from photographs and a map.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT365 .L4
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 13-267, [1] p.
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6574623M
LC Control Number15005387
OCLC/WorldCa3624801

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